Primolut N

Primolut N

norethisterone

Manufacturer:

Bayer HealthCare Pharma

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Norethisterone
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding 1 tab tid for 10 days. To prevent recurrence: 1 tab bid-tid from 19th-26th day of cycle for 3 cycles. Primary & secondary amenorrhea Start 8 wk after last menstrual period. Premenstrual syndrome, mastopathy 1 tab bid-tid from 19th-26th day of cycle. Timing of menstruation 1 tab tid for <10-14 days, beginning 3 days before expected menstruation. Bleeding occur 2-3 days after medication stops. Endometriosis Start on 5th day of cycle w/ 1 tab bid, increase to 2 tab bid in the event of spotting. When bleeding stops, resume initial dose. Duration of treatment: At least 4-6 mth.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Pregnancy; severe liver dysfunction; Dubin-Johnson syndrome, Rotor syndromes, previous or existing liver tumors; history of jaundice or severe pruritus during pregnancy, history of herpes of pregnancy; thromboembolic processes.
Special Precautions
Before starting treatment of secondary amenorrhoea, the presence of prolactin-producing pituitary tumour should be excluded. Diabetes; history of thromboembolic disease. Benign & rarely, malignant liver tumours which may lead to life-threatening intra-abdominal hemorrhage. Unusual severe upper abdominal complaints.
Adverse Reactions
Rarely, nausea.
Drug Interactions
Requirements for oral antidiabetics & insulin can change.
ATC Classification
G03DC02 - norethisterone ; Belongs to the class of estren derivative progestogens used in progestogenic hormone preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Primolut N tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;10's
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