Noriday

Noriday

norethisterone

Manufacturer:

Pfizer

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Norethisterone
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily starting on 1st day of menstruation.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take at the same time each day.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Known, suspected or history of breast, genital or hormone dependent cancer; acute or severe chronic liver diseases; Dubin-Johnson or Rotor syndrome; active liver disease; idiopathic jaundice or severe pruritus history during pregnancy; lipid metabolism disorders; undiagnosed abnormal vag bleeding; history of thrombophlebitis, thromboembolic disorders, cerebral vascular disease, MI, angina or CAD. Known or suspected pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Increased risk of CAD in women w/ presence of other predisposing factors eg, smoking, hypercholesterolaemia, obesity, diabetes, history of pre-eclamptic toxaemia & increasing age; congenital abnormalities including heart & limb defects. Discontinue at least 4 wk before elective surgery or during prolonged immobilization periods. Discontinue use if gradual or sudden, partial or complete loss of vision or any evidence of ocular changes, onset or aggravation of migraine or development of recurrent, persistent or severe headache, suspicion of thrombosis or infarction, significant rise in BP or if jaundice occurs. Benign & malignant hepatic tumours, thrombosis, embolism or haemorrhage. Epilepsy, history of migraine or cardiac or renal dysfunction. Contact lens wearers. Women w/ impaired carbohydrate tolerance, depression, gallstones, past history of liver disease, varicose veins, HTN, asthma or any disease that is prone to worsen during pregnancy. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Cycle irregularity during 1st few mth of therapy, spotting or breakthrough bleeding, amenorrhoea, breast discomfort, GI symptoms, rash, headaches, migraine, depression, fatigue, nervousness, appetite disturbance, changes in wt & libido.
Drug Interactions
Potential loss of contraceptive effect by St. John's wort. Reduced efficacy w/ sedatives, antibiotics & antiepileptics. Increased serum levels of prednisone, prednisolone, cloprednol & other corticosteroids.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
G03AC01 - norethisterone ; Belongs to the class of progestogens. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Noriday tab 0.35 mg
Packing/Price
28's
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