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Composition FOR STERON

Norethisterone(5 mg)

food interaction for STERON

alcohol interaction for STERON

pregnancy interaction for STERON

lactation interaction for STERON

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Steron 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Steron 5mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR STERON

Norethisterone(5 mg)

Uses

Steron 5mg tablet is used in endometriosis, breast cancer, premenstural syndrome (symptoms before onset of mensturation) and pain during menstruation

How it works

Steron 5mg tablet works by altering the lining of the uterus. The low-dose contraceptive changes the lining of the womb and so prevents esent in the body) on womb lining, stabilizes this lining and decreases pain and bleeding during the periods or delays the periods. Continuous exposure to Steron 5mg tablet decreases the rate of growth of breast cancer cells.

Common side effects

Adrenal insufficiency, Rash, Vaginal discharge, Headache, Dizziness, Back pain, Increased appetite, Decreased libido, Pain in extremity, Abdominal distension, Cushing syndrome, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Nausea, Edema, Abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, Breast pain, Fatigue, Hair loss, Acne, Hot flushes, Thrombophlebitis, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Cushingoid syndrome, Increased blood pressure, Depression, Mood changes, Nervousness, Constipation, Increased glucose level in blood, Breathing difficulty

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Expert advice FOR STERON

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.

Frequently asked questions FOR STERON

Norethisterone

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Is norethisterone safe?
Yes. Norethisterone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.

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Is norethisterone a contraceptive?
Norethisterone is not indicated to be used as a contraceptive. Please consult your doctor regarding its use.

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Is norethisterone safe to use in pregnancy?
It is not recommended to use during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor regarding its use if you are pregnant or planning to become a pregnant.

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Is norethisterone available over the counter?
No, norethisterone is not an over the counter (OTC) drug. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.

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Is norethisterone available in India?
Yes, norethisterone is available in India as a prescription medicine.

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Is norethisterone the same as norethindrone?
Yes, norethisterone is also known as norethindrone.

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How long can I take norethisterone for?
The prescribed duration of norethisterone varies depending on the condition. It is recommended to take norethisterone for a duration which is prescribed by your doctor.

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Does norethisterone cause miscarriage?
Norethisterone has not been reported to cause miscarriage. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.

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Does norethisterone make you tired?
Use of norethisterone may make you feel tired (fatigue). Please talk to your doctor in case you experience this symptom while taking norethisterone.

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Does norethisterone cause acne?
Acne has been reported as a side effect of norethisterone. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive acne while taking norethisterone.

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Does norethisterone regulate menstrual cycle?
Norethisterone belongs to a group of medicines called progestins which are female sex hormones. It is used to treat a number of disorders of the menstrual cycle including pre-menstrual symptoms (such as a headache, migraine, breast discomfort, water retention or changed behaviour before a period is due), abnormal, heavy or continuous bleeding from the uterus (womb) not related to a period, heavy bleeding during a period, painful periods, endometriosis (a painful condition in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus.)

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Does norethisterone prevent pregnancy?
No, norethisterone is not indicated for the prevention of pregnancy. Kindly seek advice from your doctor regarding the use of norethisterone.

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Does norethisterone affect ovulation?
Norethisterone works by suppressing ovulation when given at particular doses by its effect on the brain.

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Does norethisterone cause weight gain?
Weight gain has been reported as a side effect of norethisterone.Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive weight gain while taking norethisterone.

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Does norethisterone help in ovulation?
No, norethisterone 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.

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Does norethisterone cause cramps?
Yes, norethisterone can cause cramps in calves at night as a side effect. Kindly talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive cramps while taking norethisterone.

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Can I take norethisterone with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system?
There are no reported drug-drug interactions between norethisterone and levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system. However, norethisterone 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 norethisterone with a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system.

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Can I take norethisterone with etonogestrel implant?
There are no reported drug-drug interactions between norethisterone and etonogestrel implant. However, norethisterone 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 norethisterone with etonogestrel implant together.

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Can I take norethisterone with levothyroxine?
Norethisterone can be taken with levothyroxine as there are no drug-drug interactions reported between the two medicines. Please consult your doctor before taking norethisterone with levothyroxine.

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Can I take norethisterone with amoxicillin?
Norethisterone 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 norethisterone with amoxicillin.

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Can I take norethisterone with desogestrel?
Norethisterone 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 norethisterone with desogestrel.

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Can I take norethisterone with mini pill?
Norethisterone belongs to a group of medicines called progestins which are female sex hormones and mini pill also contains progesterone. As both the medicines contain the similar substance, it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking norethisterone with mini pill.

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Can I take norethisterone with paracetamol?
Yes, norethisterone can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking norethisterone with paracetamol.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)