Norcolut

Norcolut

norethisterone

Manufacturer:

Gedeon Richter

Distributor:

Pahang Pharmacy
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Norethisterone
Indications/Uses
Premenstruation syndrome, postponement of menstruation, mastodynia, cycle disturbance associated w/ shortening of secretory phase, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, glandular cystic endometrial hyperplasia, endometriosis, adenomyosis, prevention of lactation, ablactation, dysfunctional menopausal bleeding.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Premenstrual syndrome, mastodynia, irregular cycles 1-2 tab daily from 16th-25th day of cycle, combined w/ oestrogen if necessary. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding & glandular cystic endometrial hyperplasia 1-2 tab daily for 6-12 days. Prevent relapse 1-2 tab daily from 16th-25th day of cycle, combined w/ oestrogen if necessary. Endometriosis, adenomyosis 1 tab daily from 5th-25th day of cycle for 6 mth or ½ tab daily, continuously from 5th day of cycle, raising dose by ½ tab every 2-3 wk for 4-6 mth. Postponement of menstruation 1 tab tds for max of 10-14 days, starting 3 days before expected onset of menstruation.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Puberty, breast or genital carcinoma. Cardiac & renal diseases, bronchial asthma, epilepsy, tendency to thrombosis, hepatitis, liver function disorders. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Exclude malignancy prior to treatment.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, nausea, vomiting, breast tension, GI complaints, intermenstrual bleeding, fluid retention, paraesthesia, body wt changes, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Hepatic enzyme inducers.
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
20's (RM4.00/pack)
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