• Ethinylestradiol/Norethisterone

Norimin is a combined pill for birth control, marketed in the UK by Pfizer. The active substances in this product are man-made hormones.

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Norimin pills contain 1mg of norethisterone and 35 micrograms of ethinylestradiol. It is a 21-day pill, taken for the first three weeks out of each four-weekly period

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Norimin is a combined oral birth control pill, marketed and sold in the UK by Pfizer. It contains two hormones which are synthetic versions of progesterone and oestrogen, called norethisterone and ethinylestradiol. This pill is a 21-day treatment, meaning that it is applied for the first three weeks out of each 28-day menstrual cycle. The remaining seven days are pill-free days.

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Each month, the body goes through a series of processes in order to ready itself for pregnancy. Ovulation is one such process, and this involves the freeing up of an egg from the ovary. Once released, this egg is ready for fertilisation from male sperm. The egg then travels to the uterus, and if it is fertilised, implants on the uterine wall. For this to occur, the uterine wall must build up a suitable lining so that it can receive implantation.

The hormones progesterone and oestrogen regulate these movements. When conception has taken place, these hormones make it so that the body is not receptive to pregnancy beginning again. What the artificial hormones in Norimin do is simulate this climate, even though the user may not be pregnant. Their presence indicates to the body that ovulation need not take place, and also modifies the uterine wall (or endometrial) lining so that it is not as receptive to an egg.

The ingredients in Norimin also work to thicken vaginal mucus. This makes it harder for sperm to travel through the cervix, and break through to an egg.

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How to use Norimin

It is vital to adhere to the directions supplied by your prescriber when using this pill, and also to familiarise yourself with those in the patient information leaflet. Doing so will help to reduce the risk of side effects and maximise the efficiency of the medicine.

  1. Administer as directed.
  2. Typically, this will be one pill taken at the same time each day for the first 21 days of your menstrual cycle.
  3. Then, take seven days off.
  4. Begin the course again the following week and repeat this process.
  5. Swallow tablets whole, taking care not to chew them or break them into smaller pieces prior to consumption.
  6. Never exceed the amount prescribed for you.
  7. In the event that you miss a dose, consult the patient information for guidance. If you are still not sure, ask your doctor or family planning nurse for help.
  8. For advice on when to begin treatment, refer to the leaflet.

These directions are provided only as a guide. Read those provided with the pill prior to first use.

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Norimin side effects

If you notice signs of an allergic reaction or a blood clot, speak to your doctor right away. Symptoms of a blood clot may include: swelling or tenderness in your stomach; sudden, sharp or severe chest pain; sudden shortness of breath; painful or inflamed veins in your legs; a first attack of migraine, or a migraine which is worse than normal;  sudden and unusual severe headaches; dizziness or feeling faint; or problems with sight or speech.

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Headache, feeling or being sick, upset stomach upset, fluctuations in weight, changes in appetite, increased blood pressure, depression, swollen or sore breasts, altered sex drive, worsening of womb disorders, irregular vaginal bleeding.

This is not a complete list of the side effects associated with this treatment. Consult the leaflet provided for more information.

Taking it with other medicines and contraindication

This pill may interact with other medicinal products, such as the following: carbamazepine; oxacarbazepine; phenytoin; phenobarbital; primidone; topiramate; St John’s wort; nelfinavir; nevirapine; ritonavir; rifabutin; rifampicin; griseofulvin; and modafinil. Let your doctor know if you are using these or any other medications during consultation.

Conditions to look out for

You should not use Norimin if you have a history of the following: thrombosis, or if blood clots run in your family; heart attacks, strokes or angina; high levels of fats in your blood; breast, cervical, vaginal or womb cancer; pruritus, jaundice or herpes gestationis during a previous pregnancy; severe chronic liver disease; unexplained vaginal bleeding; or bad migraines.

Norimin may also not be suitable for you if you have: migraines or headaches; slow or sudden development of visual disturbances; asthma; epilepsy; cardiovascular disease; hypertension; kidney disease; diabetes; multiple sclerosis; tetany; breast problems; varicose veins; liver dysfunction; depression; uterine fibroids; irregular periods; sharp abdominal pain; gallstones; sickle-cell anaemia; otosclerosis; or porphyria.


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Can I still drink alcohol?

Yes. Alcohol should not affect the way this pill works.

Will I still be able to drive?

Yes, as long as you do not experience any side effects which may make doing so dangerous. If you do, seek immediate medical attention.

Can I take the medicine while pregnant?

You should not take this product if you are pregnant, suspect you may be, or if you are breastfeeding. Those who are breastfeeding may be able to find alternative forms of birth control by referring to our information on minipills, or consulting their doctor.

How should I store it?

Never store this product above 25°C.

Am I allergic to anything in the medicine?

These tablets contain: norethisterone, ethinylestradiol, maize starch, polyvidone, magnesium stearate and lactose. Do not use this treatment if you are allergic to any of these substances.

Is it available over-the-counter?

You can only buy the contraceptive pill in the UK if you have a prescription for it.

Is it right for me?

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