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Vomiting, GERD, gastritis. Taken Nordette. Is it safe?

Hi I would like to ask about Nordette being taken. I took 4 Nordette tablettes as emergency pill last night (around 6:40PM) and I only felt light headed hours after taking it (assuming it s part of the side effects of the drug). The following day, I took the 2nd dose (4 tablettes) as instructed which should be taken after 12 hours (I took it at around 6:40 AM). However, I vomited the 2nd dose approximately 40 mins after taking them. Should I still do the whole procedure of taking the 1st dose and 2nd dose again or am I only supposed to take the 2nd dose? I am worried since I vomited the 2nd dose and the drug may not take effect... Also, is it safe to take it for me who currently has GERD and gastritis? Please kindly help me... Thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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The tab is advised for family planning as 21 days cycle.
1 tab a day taking regularly in the same time - from the day one of the cycle.
It advised only after consulting a gynecologist. There are so many contra indication to take this drug and certain habits to be avoided.
The dose schedule you have taken is wrong. Nausea & vomiting is a known complication even for normal individual. it is Totally contra indicated for you with the complaints you mentioned. Don't repeat the tab. Consult a gynecologist for better contraceptive as per your health and habits and life style.
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Answered: Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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