Primolut-N 5mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila
  • Composition : Norethisterone 5mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Menstrual disorders, Premenstrual syndrome(PMS), Abnormal vaginal bleeding, Prevent pregnancy
  • Estimated Price : 53.76 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet

Primolut-N 5 mg 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, Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet can be used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.

How Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet works.

Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet

Do not consume Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet if you are allergic to Norethisterone.
Special precautions should be taken while using Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet

The dosage of Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
Symptoms of overdose with Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet are Nausea, Vomiting, Breast enlargement, Vaginal bleeding.
Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet is suspected.

Onset of Action Primolut-N 5mg Tablet

The time taken to show the effect of this medicine can vary from person to person.

Duration of Action Primolut-N 5mg Tablet

The effect of the drug varies depending on the dose and the amount used.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

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  • Pregnancy Not safe to use during pregnancy or if you are planning for a pregnancy. This drug can harm the fetus.

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  • Breastfeeding Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Medication may reduce the quantity of breastmilk.

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  • Driving This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

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  • Kidney Not safe for patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver Not safe for patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Primolut-N 5mg Tablet

Q.1) What is Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet used for? Answer. Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet is used to treat Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Irregular periods, Premenstrual syndrome(PMS). Women also use it to delay periods. Q.2) Does Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet? Answer. Any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption is not found, but it is better to avoid alcohol while having Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet. Q.7) Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy? Answer. Not safe to use Primolut-N 5 mg 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. Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Medication may reduce the quantity of breastmilk. Q.9) Can I drive after taking Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet? Answer. Primolut-N 5 mg 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 Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet banned in India? Answer. Primolut-N 5 mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine.

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