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Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet

Heavy menstrual bleeding, Pain during menstruation, Endometriosis
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MRP
53.76
₹5.38/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Norlut-N Tablet

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Uses of Norlut-N Tablet

Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet is used in heavy menstrual bleeding, pain during menstruation, endometriosis and breast cancer.
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Norlut-N Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Norlut-N are Headache, Dizziness, Breast tenderness, Nausea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Ovarian cysts.

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How to use Norlut-N Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Norlut-N Tablet works

Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormone). It works to prevent pregnancy by temporarily stopping the release of an egg from the ovary, or preventing fertilization (union) of the egg by sperm. It may also alter lining of the uterus (womb) to stop a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterus.

In Depth Information on Norlut-N Tablet

Expert advice for Norlut-N Tablet

For oral contraceptive pill: Take your pill at the same time every day.
Do not take norethisterone tablets (for other uses):
  • If you have ever had a reaction to or been told that you are allergic to norethisterone or any of the other ingredients in the tablets.
  • If you are pregnant or suspect that you may be.
  • If you have missed any of the pills in a strip, and you do not bleed within 45 days of your last period, you may be pregnant. Stop taking norethisterone oral contraceptive pill and contact your doctor or family planning clinic, or do a pregnancy test yourself.
  • If you lose a pill, just take a pill from a spare strip. Then take all the other pills from your current strip as usual.
  • If you are sick or have very bad diarrhea or vomiting (within 3 hours of taking the pill), your body may not get its usual dose of hormones from that pill; just take a pill from a spare strip. Carry on taking your pills as normal if you can. You won’t need to use extra contraception.
  • If you have been sick more than 3 hours after taking the pill carry on taking your pills as normal and use extra contraception for 2 days after you are better.
  • If you are planning a baby, it’s best to use another method of contraception after stopping the pill until you have regular periods. However, it will not cause you or the baby any harm if you get pregnant straight away.
Do not take norethisterone tablets for any indication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Norlut-N Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Norlut-N Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Nonhormonal contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Norlut-N 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools.

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Frequently asked questions about Norlut-N Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Norethisterone

Yes. Norlut-n is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
No, Norlut-n is not an over the counter (OTC) drug. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs and is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Yes, Norlut-n is available in India as a prescription medicine.
The prescribed duration of Norlut-n varies depending on the condition. It is recommended to take Norlut-n for a duration which is prescribed by your doctor.
Norlut-n has not been reported to cause miscarriage. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Use of Norlut-n may make you feel tired (fatigue). Please talk to your doctor in case you experience this symptom while taking Norlut-n.
Acne has been reported as a side effect of Norlut-n. Please consult your doctor in case you get lot of acne while taking Norlut-n.
Norlut-n works by suppressing ovulation when given at particular doses by its effect on the brain.
Weight gain has been reported as a side effect of Norlut-n.Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive weight gain while taking Norlut-n.
No, Norlut-n does not help in ovulation. Rather it works by suppressing ovulation (release of eggs) and hence decreasing the production of female hormones like estrogens and progesterone.
Yes, Norlut-n can cause cramps in calves at night as a side effect. Kindly talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive cramps while taking Norlut-n.
Q. Can I take Norlut-n with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system?
There are no reported drug-drug interactions between Norlut-n and levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system. However, Norlut-n belongs to a group of medicines called progestins which are female sex hormones and levonorgestrel is also a progestin. As both the medicines contain the similar chemical substance, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Norlut-n with a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system.
Q. Can I take Norlut-n with etonogestrel implant?
There are no reported drug-drug interactions between Norlut-n and etonogestrel implant. However, Norlut-n belongs to a group of medicines called progestins which are female sex hormones and desogestrel is also a progestin. As both the medicines contain the similar chemical substance, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Norlut-n with etonogestrel implant.
Q. Can I take Norlut-n with levothyroxine?
Norlut-n can be taken with levothyroxine as there are no drug-drug interactions reported between the two medicines. Please consult your doctor before taking Norlut-n with levothyroxine.
Q. Can I take Norlut-n with amoxicillin?
Norlut-n can be taken with amoxicillin as no drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two medicines. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Norlut-n with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take Norlut-n with desogestrel?
Norlut-n belongs to a group of medicines called progestins which are female sex hormones and desogestrel is also a progestin. As both the medicines contain the similar chemical substance, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Norlut-n with desogestrel.
Q. Can I take Norlut-n with paracetamol?
Yes, Norlut-n can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking Norlut-n with paracetamol.

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