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Norethindrone

Norethindrone Information

Norethindrone Benefits & Uses

Norethindrone is used to treat the following -

Norethindrone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Norethindrone

Norethindrone

Norethindrone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Norethindrone is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Breast Tenderness
  4. Bloating or fullness
  5. Depression Moderate
  6. Hypertension

Norethindrone Related Warnings

Is the use of Norethindrone safe for pregnant women?

Norethindrone may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Norethindrone again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Norethindrone safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Norethindrone. Immediately discontinue Norethindrone if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Norethindrone on the Kidneys?

Norethindrone rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Norethindrone on the Liver?

Side effects of Norethindrone rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Norethindrone on the Heart?

Norethindrone may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Norethindrone with Other Drugs

Norethindrone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Frequently asked Questions about Norethindrone

Is this Norethindrone habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Norethindrone has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Norethindrone since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Norethindrone only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Norethindrone is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Norethindrone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Norethindrone

There is no information on the effects of taking Norethindrone with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Norethindrone

Information about the interaction of Norethindrone and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 349-350
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Aygestin® (norethindrone acetate)
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ortho Micronor® (norethindrone)