Norethisterone is generally used in treatment of breast cancer, endometriosis, heavy menstrual bleeding and pain during menstruation
Irregular menstrual cycle
How to use
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Norethisterone, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Norethisterone is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.
How it works
Norethisterone is a progestin (female hormone). It prevents pregnancy by stopping the release of eggs from the ovary (or) preventing fertilization of the egg by the sperm temporarily. Sometimes it also alters the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent an already
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Norethisterone safe? Norethisterone is safe, provided you use the medication as per the doctors prescription and instructions.
Q. Is Norethisterone available over the counter? Norethisterone is not available over the counter as it is a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Norethisterone available in India? Norethisterone is available in India as a prescription drug.
Q. How long can I take Norethisterone for? Norethisterone should be taken for a duration which is prescribed by your doctor.The prescribed duration of Norethisterone varies depending on the condition.
Q. Does Norethisterone cause miscarriage? No, Norethisterone is not reported to cause miscarriage. However, it is advisable to consult your physician before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Does Norethisterone make you tired? Tireredness (fatigue) is one of the side effects of Norethisterone. Consult your doctor if you experience this effect while taking Norethisterone.
Q. Does Norethisterone cause acne? Acne is one of the side effects of Norethisterone. Consult your doctor if you experience this effect while taking Norethisterone.
Q. Does Norethisterone affect ovulation? Norethisterone acts by suppressing ovulation when taken at particular doses by its effect on the brain.
Q. Does Norethisterone cause weight gain? Weight increase has been reported as a side effect of Norethisterone. consult your physician in case you undergo extreme weight gain while using Norethisterone.
Q. Does Norethisterone help in ovulation? Norethisterone does not help in ovulation. Norethisterone acts by suppressing ovulation and reducing the production of female hormones like estrogens and progesterone.
Q. Does Norethisterone cause cramps? Norethisterone may cause cramps in calves at night as a side effect. Please consult your physician in case you undergo excessive cramps while using Norethisterone.
Q. Can I take Norethisterone with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system? There are no reported drug-drug interactions between Norethisterone and levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system. Though, Norethisterone refers to a class of drugs called progestins which are female sex hormones and levonorgestrel is also a progestin. As two drugs include the same type of chemical substance, it is desirable to consult your physician before taking Norethisterone with a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system.
Q. Can I take Norethisterone with etonogestrel implant? There are no reported drug-drug interactions between Norethisterone and etonogestrel implant. Though Norethisterone refers to a class of drugs called progestins which are female sex hormones and desogestrel is also a progestin. As both the drugs include the same chemical substance, it is desirable to consult your physician before using Norethisterone with etonogestrel implant.
Q. Can I take Norethisterone with levothyroxine? As of now no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two and can be taken together. However, to be on safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Norethisterone with amoxicillin? As of now no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two and can be taken together. However, to be on safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Norethisterone with desogestrel? Norethisterone refers to a class of drugs called progestins which are female sex hormones and desogestrel is also a progestin. As both the drugs contain the same chemical substance, it is desirable to consult your physician before using Norethisterone with desogestrel.
Q. Can I take Norethisterone with paracetamol? As of now no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two and can be taken together. However, to be on safer side consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
If you have ever had a reaction to or been told that you are allergic to Norethisterone or any of the other ingredients in the tablets.If you are pregnant or suspect that you may be.If you have missed any of the pills in a strip, and you do not bleed within 45 days of your last period, you may be pregnant. Stop taking Norethisterone oral contraceptive pill and contact your doctor or family planning clinic, or do a pregnancy test yourself.If you lose a pill, just take a pill from a spare strip. Then take all the other pills from your current strip as usual.If you are sick or have very bad diarrhea or vomiting (within 3 hours of taking the pill), your body may not get its usual dose of hormones from that pill; just take a pill from a spare strip. Carry on taking your pills as normal if you can. You wonâ€™t need to use extra contraception.If you have been sick more than 3 hours after taking the pill carry on taking your pills as normal and use extra contraception for 2 days after you are better.If you are planning a baby, itâ€™s best to use another method of contraception after stopping the pill until you have regular periods. However, it will not cause you or the baby any harm if you get pregnant straight away.
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