Norcolut

Norcolut

norethisterone

Manufacturer:

Gedeon Richter

Distributor:

Mekim
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Norethisterone
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Premenstrual syndrome, mastodynia & irregular cycle 1-2 tab daily from day 16-25 of cycle. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding & glandular cystic endometrial hyperplasia 1-2 tab daily for 6-12 days, until bleeding stops. To prevent relapse, 1 or 2 tab daily from day 16-25 of cycle. Endometriosis, adenomyosis 1 tab daily from day 5-25 of cycle for 6 mth or continuously from day 5 starting w/ ½ tab daily & raising the dose by ½ tab every 2-3 wk for 4-6 mth to avoid breakthrough bleeding.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Tendency to thrombosis; hepatitis, disturbances of liver function; breast or genital carcinoma.
Adverse Reactions
Rarely, GI symptoms, oedema, liability to fatigue, allergic skin reactions, paraesthesia, changes in body wt.
ATC Classification
G03DC02 - norethisterone ; Belongs to the class of estren derivative progestogens used in progestogenic hormone preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Norcolut tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 10's ($46/box)
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