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Uses of Nortas CR 15 Tablet
Nortas CR 15 Tablet is used to treat Dysfunctional uterine bleeding caused by a hormonal imbalance, like – Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Menstrual disorders, Premenstrual syndrome(PMS), Irregular periods, Abnormal vaginal bleeding.
Also, Nortas CR 15 Tablet can be used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.
How Nortas CR 15 Tablet works.
Nortas CR 15 Tablet contains Norethisterone. Norethisterone is a synthetic potent progestogen hormone that is used to stop uterine bleeding and treatment of gynecological conditions. It produces effects similar to the natural female sex hormone progesterone in women’s bodies.
Side Effects of Nortas CR 15 Tablet
The most common side effects of Nortas CR 15 Tablet are Irregular vaginal bleeding, Upset stomach, Enlargement of breasts, Changes in weight, Growth of hair on face, Sleep disorder, Blurred vision, Headache, Dizziness, Itching, Depression.
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.
Precautions while Taking Nortas CR 15 Tablet
Do not consume Nortas CR 15 Tablet if you are allergic to Norethisterone.
Special precautions should be taken while using Nortas CR 15 Tablet in patients with Migraine, Asthma, Heart disease, and Kidney disease.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.
Dosage of Nortas CR 15 Tablet
The dosage of Nortas CR 15 Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Overdose of Nortas CR 15 Tablet
If you forget to take a dose of Nortas CR 15 Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
Symptoms of overdose with Nortas CR 15 Tablet are Nausea, Vomiting, Breast enlargement, Vaginal bleeding.
Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Nortas CR 15 Tablet is suspected.
Onset of Action Nortas CR 15 Tablet
The time taken to show the effect of this medicine can vary from person to person.
Duration of Action Nortas CR 15 Tablet
The effect of the drug varies depending on the dose and the amount used.
Precautions & Warnings
Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.
Not safe to use during pregnancy or if you are planning for a pregnancy. This drug can harm the fetus.
Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Medication may reduce the quantity of breastmilk.
This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.
Not safe for patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Not safe for patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions About Nortas CR 15 Tablet
Q.1) What is Nortas CR 15 Tablet used for? Answer. Nortas CR 15 Tablet is used to treat Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Irregular periods, Premenstrual syndrome(PMS). Women also use it to delay periods. Q.2) Does Nortas CR 15 Tablet delay periods? Answer. Yes, in some cases doctors prescribe this medicine to delay periods, please consult your doctor for the correct dosage and timing. Q.3) Does Nortas CR 15 Tablet cause weight gain? Answer. With prolonged use, this drug has been shown to cause weight gain in some patients. Q.4) How long does it take for Nortas CR 15 Tablet to take effect? Answer. Time is taken to show the effect of this medicine depending on the dose, health and medical condition of the patient. It can vary from person to person. Q.5) How long do the effects of Nortas CR 15 Tablet last? Answer. The effect of the drug varies depending on the dose and the amount used. Q.6) Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking Nortas CR 15 Tablet? Answer. Any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption is not found, but it is better to avoid alcohol while having Nortas CR 15 Tablet. Q.7) Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy? Answer. Not safe to use Nortas CR 15 Tablet during pregnancy or if you are planning for a pregnancy. This drug can harm the fetus. Q.8) Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding? Answer. Nortas CR 15 Tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Medication may reduce the quantity of breastmilk. Q.9) Can I drive after taking Nortas CR 15 Tablet? Answer. Nortas CR 15 Tablet usually causes no problems in your driving. But if you feel dizzy or sleepy after having this medicine, please do not drive. Q.10) Is Nortas CR 15 Tablet banned in India? Answer. Nortas CR 15 Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine.
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Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.
Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.