Keep Nordette tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture or heat.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What If I Miss a Dose?
Missing doses of Nordette increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and exactly where you are in your cycle. Refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Nordette or consult your healthcare provider if you are not sure what to do (also see Nordette Dosage for more information).
Nordette comes in packs of 28 tablets, containing 0.15 mg of levonorgestrel and 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol in each of the first 21 tablets. The last seven tablets of each pack contain no active ingredients.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed May 5, 2013.
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