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Lyza Norethindrone

NORETHINDRONE (nor eth IN drone) is an oral contraceptive. The product contains a female hormone known as a progestin. It is used to prevent pregnancy.




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Est Cash Price: $9.00
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$9.00

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Est Cash Price: $18.46
NORA-BE TABLET

$18.46

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Est Cash Price: $33.99
DEBLITANE 0.35 MG TABLET

$21.15

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $33.99
DEBLITANE 0.35 MG TABLET

$21.15

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $32.89
HEATHER TABLET

$26.66

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Est Cash Price: $32.89
HEATHER TABLET

$26.66

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $32.89
HEATHER TABLET

$26.66

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $40.99
JOLIVETTE TABLET

$29.95

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $30.99
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$30.48

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $30.99
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$30.48

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $30.99
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$30.48

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $30.99
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$30.48

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $30.99
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$30.48

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $30.99
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$30.48

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $35.49
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$35.49

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $35.49
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$35.49

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $48.40
JOLIVETTE TABLET

$35.49

Qty:28

NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$35.49

Qty:28

NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$35.49

Qty:28
Est Cash Price: $35.49
NORETHINDRONE 0.35 MG TABLET

$35.49

Qty:28

What is Lyza?

NORETHINDRONE (nor eth IN drone) is an oral contraceptive. The product contains a female hormone known as a progestin. It is used to prevent pregnancy.

How to take Lyza

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. You may take it with or without food. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take this medicine at the same time each day and in the order directed on the package. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Contact your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed. This medicine has been used in female children who have started having menstrual periods.

A patient package insert for the product will be given with each prescription and refill. Read this sheet carefully each time. The sheet may change frequently.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You will need a regular breast and pelvic exam and Pap smear while on this medicine.

Use an additional method of birth control during the first cycle that you take these tablets.

If you have any reason to think you are pregnant, stop taking this medicine right away and contact your doctor or health care professional.

If you are taking this medicine for hormone related problems, it may take several cycles of use to see improvement in your condition.

This medicine does not protect you against HIV infection (AIDS) or any other sexually transmitted diseases.

What if I miss a dose of Lyza?

Try not to miss a dose. Every time you miss a dose or take a dose late your chance of pregnancy increases. When 1 pill is missed (even if only 3 hours late), take the missed pill as soon as possible and continue taking a pill each day at the regular time (use a back up method of birth control for the next 48 hours). If more than 1 dose is missed, use an additional birth control method for the rest of your pill pack until menses occurs. Contact your health care professional if more than 1 dose has been missed.

Storing Lyza

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Side Effects of Lyza

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • Breast tenderness or discharge
  • Pain in the abdomen, chest, groin or leg
  • Severe headache
  • Skin rash, itching, or hives
  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Unusually weak or tired
  • Vision or speech problems
  • Yellowing of skin or eyes

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • Changes in sexual desire
  • Change in menstrual flow
  • Facial hair growth
  • Fluid retention and swelling
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain or loss

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Interactions with Lyza

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

  • Amprenavir or fosamprenavir
  • Bosentan

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
  • Antibiotics or medicines for infections, especially rifampin, rifabutin, rifapentine, and griseofulvin, and possibly penicillins or tetracyclines
  • Aprepitant
  • Barbiturate medicines, such as phenobarbital
  • Carbamazepine
  • Felbamate
  • Modafinil
  • Oxcarbazepine
  • Phenytoin
  • Ritonavir or other medicines for HIV infection or AIDS
  • St. John's wort
  • Topiramate

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

Conditions Commonly Treated by Lyza




Prescription prices may vary from pharmacy to pharmacy and are subject to change. The pricing estimates given are based on the most recent information available and may change based on when you actually fill your prescription at the pharmacy. The day supply is based upon the average dispensing patterns or the specific drug and strength. The Program, as well as the prices and the list of covered drugs, can be modified at any time without notice.

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More Ways to Save on Lyza

Buy More, Less Often

If you need to take prescription medication such as Lyza over an extended period, buying a larger quantity could save you time and money. Many drugs, including Lyza work out cheaper per pill or dose when purchased in volume. Speak to your doctor about increasing the your prescription and you could pay less for drugs and need fewer trips to the pharmacist.

Compare Pharmacy Prices Online

Drug prices are not regulated, so the price Lyza of medication may vary significantly between your local pharmacies. Online pharmacy comparison shopping is the simplest way to quickly discover which retailer has the lowest prices for your prescriptions.

Enter the name of your prescription, for example Lyza, into the search box, add the zip code and click to browse prices and coupon offers. When you have found the cheapest price, print or save the coupon and and take it in to your chosen pharmacy. Comparing prices can save you up to 75 percent on your prescriptions.

Register for a Patient Assistance Program

Patient assistance programs offered by drug manufacturers can help you save money on your prescriptions. Pfizer has such a program, offering discounts to eligible patients who are prescribed Lyza. Patients prescribed expensive or branded medication may qualify for discounts through this kind of program.

Click here to find out more about patient assistance programs

Explore Generic Drug Options

Lyza and other branded drugs often have a generic equivalent on the market at a significantly lower price. Generics account for around 8 out of 10 prescriptions filled in the US and are identical their brand name counterparts in quality, safety, strength, dosage form, route of administration, performance characteristics and intended use. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about safe generic alternatives to your branded prescription.

Check Your Medicare Part D Coverage

Seniors with Medicare Part D may be entitled to discounts on Lyza and other prescriptions through their policy. The list of drugs covered varies from plan to plan, so check your provider’s website for more information.

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Explore Other Treatment & Therapy Options

Medication plays a vital role in treating a huge number of conditions, but there may be other therapies, lifestyle changes or surgical options open to you. If you have concerns about prescription costs, or are considering a different approach to your therapy, speak to your doctor to explore alternatives to medication.