PRIMOLUT N contains Norethisterone, which belongs to a group of medicines called Progestogens. It is used to treat and manage heavy menstrual bleeding or abnormal uterine bleeding (that occurs due to hormonal imbalance), painful periods, irregular periods or periods that are more frequent than normal (polymenorrhoea), premenstrual tension, endometriosis (abnormal growth of endometrial tissue of the uterus that causes pain and menstrual irregularities), metriopatheias haemorrhagia (intermenstrual bleeding) and breast cancer. It is also used to delay the menstrual cycle.
PRIMOLUT N TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung), liver disease, heart attack (myocardial infarction) or angina and deep vein thrombosis. PRIMOLUT N TABLET should be used with caution in patients with asthma, kidney disease, fits, and migraine headaches.
PRIMOLUT N TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may affect the developing baby. Inform your doctor if you have had repeated miscarriages. PRIMOLUT N TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. If you experience mood changes and depressive symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible.
The most common side effects of taking PRIMOLUT N TABLET are irregular bleeding, heavy menstruation, spotting between menstrual cycles, delayed or not having a menstrual cycle, stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, headache, and dizziness. Contact your physician if the symptoms worsen
USES OF PRIMOLUT N TABLET PRIMOLUT N TABLET manages and treats:
Heavy periods Painful periods Irregular periods Increased frequency of periods Premenstrual tension Endometriosis (a disease where the tissue lining the uterus, grows outside the uterus) Breast cancer Metropathia Haemorrhagia (intermenstrual bleeding) Abnormal uterine bleeding Breast cancer To delay the next periods HOW PRIMOLUT N TABLET WORKS PRIMOLUT N TABLET inhibits the release of pituitary hormones that are responsible for the release of female hormones (such as oestrogen and progesterone) and thereby suppressing ovulation. This action modifies the lining of the endometrium and thus ceases bleeding in menstrual abnormalities in cancer PRIMOLUT N TABLET may act by pituitary inhibition or by direct action on tumour deposits.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE Follow the instructions given by your doctor. Take PRIMOLUT N TABLET as advised according to your symptoms and disease severity. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PRIMOLUT N TABLET COMMON Irregular bleeding, heavy menstruation Spotting between menstrual cycles Delayed or not having a menstrual cycle Stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting Breast tenderness Headache and dizziness RARE Stop taking PRIMOLUT N TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
Yellowing of the skin or white area of the eyes (jaundice) Migraine headache for the very first time (a headache that usually restricts itself to one side of your head) High blood pressure Symptoms of severe allergic reaction such as itchy skin rash, swelling of the face or tongue, hands or feet causing wheezing, difficulty breathing or feeling faint Symptoms of a blood clot in the lungs include a sudden, severe, sharp pain in the chest, coughing up blood, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeats Symptoms of a blood clot in the brain (stroke) include unusually severe or long headache, change in sight, difficulty speaking, collapsing, or fainting, and weakness or paralysis of any part of your body Symptoms of a deep-vein thrombosis such as severe pain, tenderness or swelling in your calf, ankle or foot, purplish discolouration of the skin of the leg and red or warmth skin