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PRIMON N TAB

 Primon n tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Primon N Tab is a man-made version of the natural female sex hormone progesterone and is used to treat various menstrual problems including heavy, painful, or irregular periods, premenstrual syndrome and a serious condition called endometriosis. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Primon N Tab is Norethisterone 5 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Primon N Tab contains progesterone which slows the growth of the lining of the womb before menstruation and this reduces the bleeding during menstruation.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Primon N Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Depression
  • Abnormal breast exam
  • Cancer
  • Low levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL)
  • Severe headaches or migraines
  • Heart problems
  • History of jaundice while using hormonal birth control or during pregnancy
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution:
  • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  •  Pregnant or breastfeeding
  •  Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Primon N Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Primon N Tab
  •  Headache
  •  Nausea
  •  Abdominal pain
  •  Vaginal spotting
  •  Dizziness
  •  Breast tenderness
  •  Weight gain
How to Use

How to Use

Primon N Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Primon N Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
Primon N Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Rashes
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Swelling of face, neck, lips, throat or mouth
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Primon N Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Since there is limited information available on the use of Primon N Tab in patients with kidney disease, it is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Primon N Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? Primon N Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? Primon N Tab may be unsafe if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Primon N Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
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


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Primon N Tab?

Primon N Tab is a man-made version of the natural female sex hormone progesterone and is used to treat various menstrual problems including heavy, painful, or irregular periods, premenstrual syndrome and a serious condition called endometriosis.

Q2. Can we take Primon N Tab daily?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q3. How many Primon N Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Primon N Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, headache, nausea, abdominal pain, weight gain, vaginal spotting, dizziness, and breast tenderness.

Q5. Does Primon N Tab make you sleepy?

No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

Q6. When should I take Primon N Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Primon N Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Primon N Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It can be taken with or without food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Primon N Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease, blood clotting disorders, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, abnormal breast exam, cancer low levels of “good” cholesterol (HDL), severe headaches or migraines, heart problems history of jaundice while using hormonal birth control or during pregnancy, unexplained vaginal bleeding should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Primon N Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Primon N Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Primon N Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Primon N Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Primon N Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Primon N Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Primon N Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Primon N Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Primon N Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Primon N Tab?

The amount of time taken by Primon N Tab to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Primon N Tab?

PRIMOLUT N TAB,
NORLUT N TAB,
REGESTRONE 5MG TAB

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