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I have been on Nora-be for 2months now and have missed a couple doses and doubled up when missed. I noticed this month that I have bruises all over my arms, could this medication cause brousing? I am on no other medications. I stopped the medication a...
by sherri in san diego, 07/07/2009
My question is about when I am suppose to have a period while on these pills. My doctor said the last week (week 4), but none of them look like sugar pills. When am I suppose to have my period while taking Nora be?
by mh in atlanta, ga, 07/13/2006
I was prescribed the Nora Be Pill at my 6 week post-partum visit (October 2006)and began taking it right away. On day 6 I began to bleed as if I were having a period. This happened for about 3-4 days. Now, it has been almost 4 weeks since and I had so...
by Lisa in Johnstown, PA, 11/29/2006
I have been taking Nora BE for about 8 months now (since my daughter was 3 weeks old.) and I was having a period about every 4 weeks or so until about 7 or 8 weeks ago. I am breastfeeding, so I don't know if it's normal to not have a period. I am fait...
by Tiffany Young in Winnemucca Nevada, 01/15/2006
i wrote with this question before but it was never answered, when youíre on the nora-be birth control pill how long do you have after taking it until it is out of your system in order to get pregnant again? iím curious because i missed on pill, and st...
by jodye johnson in conroe texas, 03/31/2006
Nora-BE (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information
Nora-BE (Oral) Medication Classification
PROGESTIN ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE (By mouth)
Nora-BE (Oral) Brandname
Nor-QD, Camila, Errin, Nora-BE, Plan B, Ortho Micronor, Jolivette, Ovrette
Nora-BE (Oral) is used for the Treatment
Progestin oral contraceptives are birth control pills. They contain either norgestrel or norethindrone (female hormones).
When To Not Use Nora-BE (Oral)
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to a progestin oral contraceptive, or to other progestin drugs, such as progesterone, megestrol, or medroxyprogesterone. You should not use if you are pregnant. You should not use if you have had liver disease, blood clots, cancer, or abnormal vaginal bleeding. Make sure your doctor knows if you are allergic to tartrazine.
How Should You Use Nora-BE (Oral)
- You may take the pills with food or milk to avoid stomach upset.
- Keep your pills in the container you receive from the pharmacy. Take the pills in the order they appear in the container.
- Take your pill at the same time every day, even during your menstrual period. If a dose is missed:
- If you miss taking one tablet, you could become pregnant.
- If you have missed one day's dose, you should stop taking the oral contraceptive AND USE ANOTHER METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL until your next menstrual period begins, or until your doctor has determined that you are not pregnant.
- If you have any questions about this, call your doctor.
Proper Nora-BE (Oral) Storage
Store Nora-BE (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Nora-BE (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Nora-BE (Oral)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking bromocriptine (Parlodel®).
Nora-BE (Oral) Warnings
- Usa a different kind of birth control during the first 3 weeks of using this medicine to make sure you are protected from pregnancy.
- Tell your doctor if you have lupus, high blood pressure, epilepsy, asthma, migraine headaches, sugar diabetes, or depression.
- If you smoke while taking birth control pills, you increase your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. If you have any questions about the risks in taking this medicine, talk to your doctor.
- If you miss two periods in a row, call your doctor for a pregnancy test before you take any more pills.
- You should see your doctor on a regular basis (every 6 months or 1 year) while taking birth control pills.
- It is best to wait 2 or 3 months after stopping birth control pills before trying to get pregnant.
Nora-BE (Oral) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Pain in leg (calf), chest or groin
- Severe headache, sudden vision changes
- Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
- Breast lumps
- Yellowing of the skin or eyes If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Bloated feeling or weight gain
- Nausea, stomach cramps
- Breast tenderness or swelling
- Tired feeling
- Vaginal itching or discharge
- Contact lens discomfort
- Discharge from nipple