What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Norethindrone-Ethin Estradiol Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: AVAIL DATA NO KNOWN RISK FOR DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY AFTER INADVERTENT EXPOSURE

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: MAY DECREASE MILK PRODUCTION, USE LOWEST DOSE
  • No Known Risk: MAY INHIBIT LACTATION AT HIGH DOSES.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Use lowest possible dose for shortest duration and in combination with a progestin as indicated to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and breast cancer. Cardiovascular-May increase risk for thromboembolic events. Avoid use in patients with known, suspected, or history of arterial or venous thromboembolic disease. Neuro/Psych-May increase the risk for dementia.

Giving Norethindrone-Ethin Estradiol Tablet to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Not indicated before menarche.