Norlut N 5 MG Tablet
Norlut N 5 MG Tablet is primarily prescribed to control excessive vaginal bleeding during menstruation. It is a synthetic form of progestin, is effective in treating abnormal vaginal bleeding and other menstrual disorders in women which are triggered due to an imbalance of hormones.
It is also used in preventing unwanted pregnancies. It is helpful in providing contraception for about eight weeks. It mainly works by stopping the process of ovulation. It also brings changes to the lining of the uterus to make it less probable for a fertilized egg to attach to it. It comes in the form of an injection and is a convenient form of short-term contraception.
Norlut N 5 MG Tablet can produce some side effects such as acne, irregular menstrual bleeding, hirsutism, increased weight, skin reactions, feeling dizzy, nausea and voice changes. If you experience any other symptoms which you think may be due to taking this medicine, speak to your doctor for advice.
Before starting Regestrone Tablet ensure you have discussed with your doctor if you have:
- Liver problems
- Problem with your arteries
- Ovarian cyst
- Any abnormal vaginal bleeding
- Systemic lupus erythematous
- Breast cancer.
You will be given the injection by a healthcare professional. It is generally given during the first 1-5 days of your menstrual period. The Norlut N 5 MG Tablet is injected slowly into a muscle in your buttock. It then gradually releases into your bloodstream. The duration for this medicine to show it's effect varies from one person to another. It also depends on the intended use and levels of sex hormones in the body.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of effect for this medication is not clinically known.
What is the onset of action?The top effect of this medication varies from one person to another and also depends on the levels of sex hormones in the body.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on the infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?The exact interaction of Norlut N 5 MG Tablet with alcohol remains unclear. Therefore, consult your doctor to understand whether it is safe to consume alcohol along with the medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?If you experience side effects such as, drowsiness or intense headaches from the medication, you should avoid driving. However, if there are no side effects, you can safely operate heavy machinery and drive after the medicine is administered.
Does this affect kidney function?If you suffer from kidney disorders, let the doctor know. He/she will perform tests to determine whether the medication is safe for you under such circumstances.
Does this affect liver function?While the medicine does not affect liver functionality, you should report to the doctor of pre-existing liver ailments. He/she will conduct tests and determine whether norethisterone is safe for your consumption.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Norlut N 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. It is recommended to use additional means of contraception if you have missed a scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medication is suspected.
This medication works by inhibiting the secretion of gonadotropins from the pituitary gland and preventing the maturation of follicles and the process of ovulation.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with Lab Test
Thyroid function testReport the use of this medicine if a thyroid function test is advised. This medicine may interfere with the test results.
Interaction with Medicine
Interaction with Disease
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