Norinyl 1+50

prevents pregnancy. Many medications, including some antibiotics and supplements, can cause Norinyl 1+50 to not work. Ask your pharmacist or doctor before taking any other medications.

Norinyl 1+50 Overview


Norinyl 1+50 is a prescription birth control medication used to prevent pregnancy. Norinyl 1+50 contains two hormones, norethindrone and mestranol, which belong to a group of drugs called hormonal contraceptives. These hormones prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation and by altering cervical mucus and the lining of the uterus to prevent sperm from entering.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily, with or without food.

Common side effects of Norinyl 1+50 include nausea, breast tenderness, and vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods. 

Norinyl 1+50 contains different hormones than Norinyl 1/35. Refer to Norinyl 1/35 page for more information on Norinyl 1/35. 

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Norethindrone and Mestranol

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