Norethindrone

Norethindrone

Norethindrone Acetate

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30 Tablets Norethindrone Acetate 5mg $0.80 $23.99
90 Tablets Norethindrone Acetate 5mg $0.72 $64.99

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Norethindrone Acetate is widely indicated to prevent pregnancy and it is considered as a birth control pill.  Apart from this, it is also indicated to manage the symptoms of secondary amenorrhea, endometriosis and irregular uterine bleeding in women that may arise due to hormonal imbalances.

How Norethindrone Acetate works?  

Norethindrone Acetate is a synthetic analogue of Progesterone, which is naturally produced in the female body and helps to maintain pregnancy. It shows it action by changing the lining of the uterus and hormone alterations in the uterus to carry reverse menstrual periods.

When Norethindrone is not taken?

  • If you are allergic to Norethindrone Acetate
  • If you are postmenopausal
  • If you are  pregnant or breast­feeding
  • If you are already pregnant
  • If you have recent history of an arterial thromboembolic disease
  •  Liver or kidney dysfunction
  • In case of endometrial problem and uterine problem
  • In case of mental problems like seizures, epilepsy

Which drugs may interact with Norethindrone?

Certain kinds of drugs like Amphetamine, Zolpidem, Duloxetine, Acetaminophen, Alprazolam, Sertraline, Ascorbic acid and Cyclobenzaprine.

What is the dose of Norethindrone Acetate?

Norethindrone Acetate is available as a tablet dosage form and its available strength is 5mg. A female should take 2.5 to 10 mg of this medicine as orally with a glass of water on a daily basis for 5 to 10 days. Swallow the whole tablet without crushing, chewing or breaking as it may cause bitter taste of drug.

Missed dose of Norethindrone-

In any case you do not remember to take a dose of Norethindrone Acetate then take it as soon as you remember.

Do not take two tablets of Norethindrone Acetate at same time.

Overdose of Norethindrone-

Major overdose indications of this drug include drowsiness, severe vaginal bleeding, severe nausea and breast tenderness.

In case of emergency or overdose of this therapy, contact your physician immediately and get medical help from your hospital.

What are the side-effects of Norethindrone Acetate?

  • Changes in menstrual flow
  • Acne
  • Headache
  • Mood swings
  • Insomnia
  • Edema
  • Skin rashes

Severe undesirable effects of Norethindrone-

  • Hair loss
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding
  • Nausea
  • Breast tenderness
  • Annoyance of vagina

What safety measures should be adopted when taking Norethindrone Acetate? 

  • Avoid smoking, mainly if you are older than 35years as it increases the danger of heart problems.
  • You need a back-up birth control method, in the starting of using this medicine.
  • Avoid drinking of alcohol along with this drug.
  • Use sunscreen cream and lotion while going outside during daytime as it make your skin more sensitive towards sun and cause suntan. 

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