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Ortho Micronor

Side Effects
Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

Adverse reactions reported with the use of POPs include:

Read the Ortho Micronor (norethindrone) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

DRUG INTERACTIONS

The effectiveness of progestin-only pills is reduced by hepatic enzyme-inducing drugs such as the anticonvulsants phenytoin, carbamazepine, and barbiturates, and the antituberculosis drug rifampin. No significant interaction has been found with broad-spectrum antibiotics.

Interactions with Laboratory Tests

The following endocrine tests may be affected by progestin-only oral contraceptive use:

  • Sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) concentrations may be decreased.
  • Thyroxine concentrations may be decreased, due to a decrease in thyroid binding globulin (TBG).

Read the Ortho Micronor Drug Interactions Center for a complete guide to possible interactions

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/24/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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