food interaction for NORPROGEST
alcohol interaction for NORPROGEST
pregnancy interaction for NORPROGEST
lactation interaction for NORPROGEST
It is better to take Norprogest tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Norprogest tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for NORPROGEST
Norprogest tablet is used in increased prolactin levels.
How it works
Norprogest tablet treats increased prolactin level (hyperprolactinemia) by decreasing the amount of prolactin in the body which helps in fertility and period problems ( usually caused by not having the right amount of prolactin). Norprogest tablet treats acromegaly by decreasing the amount of growth hormone in the body.
Common side effects
Abdominal pain, Fatigue, Dizziness, Flushing, Headache, Insomnia, Loss of appetite, Nasal congestion, Nausea, Swelling, Fluid retention, Vomiting, Fainting, Sudden decrease in blood pressure, Constipation, Diarrhoea
SUBSTITUTES for NORPROGESTNo substitutes found
- Dr. Beena MukteshMBBS, Diploma, DNB, MD
- Dr. Aruna KalraMBBS, MD
- Dr. Anjali BuggaMBBS, MS
- Dr. Nitika GuptaMBBS, Diploma, DNB
- Dr. Suman YadavMBBS, Diploma, DHM
Expert advice for NORPROGEST
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Quinagolide may cause a drop in blood pressure during first few days of treatment, patients are therefore advised to change their positions slowly from sitting/sleeping to standing during initial days of treatment.
- This drug may also cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Therefore, patients who are taking this medicine should be cautious while driving or operating machinery.
- Quinagolide may lead to development of unusual behaviour patterns known as ‘impulse control disorders’. Inform your doctor if you or your care taker notices behaviours such as addictive urge for gambling, uncontrollable drive to shop/spend excessively, excessive eating, unusually high sex drive or sexual thoughts.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever suffered from mental illness or if you have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
Frequently asked questions for NORPROGEST
Q.How does quinagolide work?
Quinagolide belongs to a class of medicines called dopamine agonist. It inhibits the production of prolactin hormone in the body.