Q. Does Norgest Tablet reset your cycle?
Yes, Norgest Tablet may reset your cycle. It is usually given for about 10 days to help manage heavy periods. Usually, your periods will resume within 3 days after stopping the medication. Your body may correct itself after 3-4 cycles and your period cycle may resume as before.
Q. Can you bleed while taking Norgest Tablet?
Yes, Norgest Tablet may cause breakthrough bleeding or spotting in some cases. This more likely occurs if the medicine is not taken as prescribed, such as taking lower than prescribed dose or not taking it 3 days before your periods start. It is, therefore, very important that you take Norgest Tablet as prescribed.
Q. How quickly does Norgest Tablet stop bleeding?
Norgest Tablet is advised to patients having heavy periods or prolonged periods. The usual dose is prescribed to be taken 3 times a day for 10 days. The bleeding will stop usually within 48 hours of taking it. However, consult your doctor if the bleeding continues.
Q. Can I get pregnant while taking Norgest Tablet?
Yes, you can get pregnant even if you are taking Norgest Tablet. It is not a birth control pill. Therefore, you should use contraceptives or other birth control methods while you are on Norgest Tablet. Consult the doctor if you have any other related concerns.
Q. For how long do I need to take Norgest Tablet?
The dose and the number of days for which you need to take Norgest Tablet will depend on the condition for which you are being treated and how well the medicine works for that condition. For example, when taken for endometriosis it is usually prescribed once daily for 6 to 9 months or until breakthrough bleeding becomes bothersome. When Norgest Tablet is used to bring on a normal cycle in women who have stopped menstruating, it is usually supposed to be taken once a day for 5 to 10 days during the second half of the planned menstrual cycle. Always take the medicine exactly as advised by your doctor.
Q. What is Norgest Tablet used for?
Norgest Tablet is similar to the progesterone hormone naturally produced by the body. It helps in treating a variety of menstrual problems, such as heavy bleeding, amenorrhea (absence of periods) and irregular periods. Additionally, it is helpful in treating premenstrual syndrome where one experiences irritability, bloating, fatigue which occurs a few days before the period. Norgest Tablet is also used to delay periods. Consult your doctor before starting Norgest Tablet to avoid any complication.
Q. How and in what dose should I take Norgest Tablet?
For best results, take it strictly as per the advice of your doctor. The number of doses you take each day, and the number of days for which you take it depends on the medical problem being treated. However, it is recommended that you take it at the same time of each day. This will ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.
Q. What if I forget to take Norgest Tablet?
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. You can continue taking the next scheduled tablets at their usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. However, if you miss your dose often, you may experience frequent bleeding and spotting. Consult your doctor about it.
Q. What are the common side effects which I can experience while taking Norgest Tablet?
The common side effects caused by Norgest Tablet are vaginal bleeding or spotting, headache, nausea (feeling sick) and weight gain. Norgest Tablet can also cause fluid retention, thereby causing swelling. Most of these symptoms are temporary and may resolve with time. However, if they persist, check with your doctor as soon as possible.
Q. Can Norgest Tablet be used as a birth control medicine?
No, Norgest Tablet cannot be used as a birth control medicine. You may need to use other contraceptive methods to avoid pregnancy. Consult with your doctor to seek options for contraceptives.
Q. Does Norgest Tablet cause miscarriage?
No, Norgest Tablet has not been reported to cause miscarriage. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Does Norgest Tablet disturb your cycle?
Yes, Norgest Tablet may disturb your cycle. It is usually given for about 10 days to help manage heavy periods. Usually, your periods will resume within 3 days after stopping the medication. Your body may correct itself after 3-4 cycles and your period cycle may resume as before.