Norifam injection is a combination of two hormones Northisterone and Estradiol Valerate. Northisterone is a man-made form of progesterone that has number of uses. Low dose tablets are used to prevent pregnancy, medium dose tablets are used to treat heavy periods and high dose tablets are used to treat breast cancer and other female cancers. Estradiol Valerate is a prescription hormone replacement medication that contains estrogen.
Norifam is inidicated to prevent pregnancy. Your first Norifam injection shuld be on the first day of your menstrual cycle. The recommended dose is one (1) injection that is good for thirty days. A vaginal bleeding will occur one or two weeks after the first injection, this is normal.
Your ability to conceive will be back usually within 60 days after you last Norifam injection. Clinical check-ups should be done about every six months during the use of Norifam.
You should discontinue the use of Norifam if you have frequent occurrence of unusual severe headaches, unusual pain or swelling of the legs, tightness in the chest, hepatitis, onset jaundice, itching over the whole body, significant rise in blood pressure, increase in the frequency of epileptic seizure and pregnancy.