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PRIMOLUT N TAB

Primolut N Tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Primolut N Tablet is used in certain conditions such as menorrhea, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome, and breast cancer. It is also used for postponement of menstruation and for contraception. In addition, this tablet is also used for the progesterone component of menopausal hormonal replacement therapy. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Primolut N Tablet is Norethisterone 5mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Norethisterone

Norethisterone is a synthetic hormone which imitates the functions of progesterone. Therefore, used to postpone menstruation and potent inhibitor in ovulation, etc.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Chymoral Forte Tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Primolut N tablet such as Norethisterone
  • Severe hepatic dysfunction
  • Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
  • Porphyria
  • Previous idiopathic or current thromboembolism
  • Thromboembolic disease
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Primolut N Tablet. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Migraine
  • Headache
  • Breast discomfort
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Changes in libido
  • Changes in menstrual flow
  • Amenorrhea
  • Edema
  • Rash
  • Melasma
  • Cholasma
  • Acne
  • Urticaria
  • Abnormal LFT’s
  • Mood swings
  • Insomnia
  • Thrombotic
  • Thromboembolism events
  • OPtic neuritis
  • Altered lipid profile
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not break/chew/crush the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
Take the Primolu N Tablet with or without food.
Take Primolut N Tablet at the prescribed time and dosage.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Breast enlargement
  • Vaginal bleeding
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Primolut N tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Liver:

Caution advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Risk of fetal harm and fetal abnormalities based on human studies and experiences. Therefore, do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or likely to get pregnant.

Lactation:

Do not take this medicine if you are a nursing mother because there is a risk of decreased milk production and harm to the breastfeeding infant is unknown.

Drug Interactions:

Exercise caution when used with other medicines especially inform your doctor if you are on below medication:
Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Rifampicin, Rifabutin, Nevirapine, Efavirenz, Tetracyclines, Ampicillin, Oxacillin, Co-trimoxazole, Ritonavir, Nelfinavir, NSAID’s, Vasodilators, antidiabetic, Thyroid hormone and anticoagulants.

Precautions
  • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use Primolut N Tablet beyond its expiry.
  • Do not accept the torn strip or a broken tablet.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category X: Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in the use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.


Drug Composition information
What is Norethisterone for:

II generation progesterone. Have main progesterone activity and less androgenic activity. Used as contraceptive.

How does Norethisterone work:

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Endrometriosis. Premenstrual syndrometension. Threatenedhabitual abortion. Endometrial carcinoma. Dysmenorrhea. Suppression of postpartum lactation. Hypoventilation.

How should Norethisterone be used:

Take this drug as directed by the doctor

Common side effects of Norethisterone :

Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Breast soreness. Period (menstrual) changes. These include lots of bleeding, spotting, or bleeding between cycles.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Call your doctor to find out what to do

What precautions should I take when taking Norethisterone :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Blood clots, breast cancer, liver disease, or vaginal bleeding. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Can I take Norethisterone with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Norethisterone :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Oestrogens & Progesterones & Related Synthetic Drugs , Oral Contraceptives

Seller Information
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