What is Primolut-N (Norethisterone) used for?
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) is prescribed to women for the treatment of painful periods, irregular periods, or endometriosis. It is a synthetic hormone that operates by balancing irregular hormone levels to prevent these conditions. It may also be used at higher doses to treat or prevent breast cancer. Your doctor may prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Primolut-N (Norethisterone)?
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered each day, but your directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach. Do not chew, split, or crush the tablets before use as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Primolut-N (Norethisterone)?
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if any serious side effects occur such as oedema, severe changes in menstruation, breast discomfort, depression, unusual weight gain, or disturbed liver function. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, attempting to conceive, or who have severe arterial disease, a history of liver tumours, active liver disease, abnormal vaginal bleeding, a history of jaundice, porphyrias, or women who are going to have an operation within the next six weeks. Also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, a history of migraines, a history of depression, hypertension, history of thromboembolism, reduced liver function, or decreased kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Primolut-N (Norethisterone) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure you doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.