Micronor

Micronor® oral contraceptive tablets

MicronorNorethisterone

Micronor is a registered trademark

 

1. Five important things to know about the Pill.

● The Pill is a reliable contraceptive and may reduce your risk of cancer of the

ovary and womb if used for a long time.

● The Pill will not protect you against sexually transmitted diseases.

● This medicine can increase your risk of problems such as blood clots and

breast cancer.

● Some women should not take the Pill because of current medical problems

or illnesses. Please read all the information to make sure Micronor is right for you.

● To prevent pregnancy it is important to take Micronor as instructed and start

each strip on time. Please make sure that you understand what to do if you

miss a pill or think you are pregnant.

2. Read all of this information carefully before you start taking this medicine.

● Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

● If you have any questions or need more advice, ask your doctor, family

planning nurse or pharmacist.

● This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass it on to others. It

may harm them.

If any of the side effects gets severe, or if you notice any not listed in this

leaflet, please tell your doctor, family planning nurse or pharmacist.

3. How to store Micronor

Micronor BlisterKeep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

Store Micronor below 25°C. Store it in the original package to protect it from

light.

Do not use Micronor after the expiry date shown on the strip. The expiry date

refers to the last day of that month.

Do not throw away any medicines down a drain or into a bin. Ask your

pharmacist what to do with any medicines you do not want. This will help to

protect the environment.

4. What is in Micronor and who makes it

Micronor Blister PackWhat is in Micronor

Each box of Micronor contains three strips each containing 28 tablets.

The tablets are round and white, and engraved ‘C035’.

Each tablet contains 350 micrograms norethisterone.

Micronor also contains the inactive ingredients: lactose (a type of sugar),

magnesium stearate and pregelatinised starch.

The company that holds the product licence for Micronor:

Janssen-Cilag Ltd, 50-100 Holmers Farm Way, High Wycombe,

Buckinghamshire HP12 4EG, UK

Micronor is made by:

Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Turnhoutseweg 30, B-2340 Beerse, Belgium

OR

McGregor Cory Ltd, Middleton Close, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 4RS, UK

Other contraceptive pills:

Marvelon

Zoely

Cerazette

Cilest