What is Primolut-N (Norethisterone) used for?
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) is an oral medication used to treat female patients suffering from endometriosis. It contains a synthetic hormone that that overstimulates glands in the body to reduce hormone levels that cause overgrowth of the uterine lining. This function may also make it useful for treating dysmenorrhea or to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. It may also be used for the treatment of breast cancer when used at higher doses determined by your physician.
How should I use Primolut-N (Norethisterone)?
Always use Primolut-N (Norethisterone) according to the instructions of your physician to get the most effective results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet taken once daily, but the best directions will depend on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with a large glass of water, although a meal or snack is suggested before use if you experience nausea. Avoid changing the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Primolut-N (Norethisterone)?
Side effects associated with the use of Primolut-N (Norethisterone) include:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are migraines, faintness, edema, insomnia, depression, or serious kidney dysfunction. These conditions may cause serious health problems requiring adjustments to your dosage or application frequency.
Primolut-N (Norethisterone) should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant, suspected to be pregnant, attempting to conceive, breastfeeding, or those who have a history of jaundice, porphyrias, blood clots, arterial diseases, unexplained vaginal bleeding, a history of or current liver tumors, or severe liver disease. Also inform your physician if you have diabetes, hypertension, epilepsy, asthma, migraines, depression, decreased kidney function, or decreased liver function as these conditions may lead to unexpected problems during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Primolut-N (Norethisterone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.