Norethisterone

About "Norethisterone"

Norethisterone is a drug made of progestin, which is the synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. It is used to treat women with abnormal vaginal bleeding or menstrual problems due to hormonal imbalance. It is also used as a birth control pill to prevent pregnancy and as for menopausal hormone therapy.

Related Terms: Withdrawal Bleeding, Beta Hcg, Delayed Period, Pregnancy Test, Urine Pregnancy Test, Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill, Delaying Period

Recently Answered Questions


If Norethisterone is taken continuously for years, will it affect menopause?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 57 year old female, and I have been taking Norethisterone for years. When I stop taking the tablet, my period comes, and I immediately start taking the pills again. I take them because I am terrified of bleeding. My doctors say that I have to come off them, and I am terrified of wh...  Read Full »
Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I really do not see any reason for you to worry. I feel you are taking those pills unnecessarily. By 50 to 54 years, all ladies enter their menopause. This is a time when all follicles in the ovaries are exhausted and the hormone supply to the inner ...  Read Full »
 
I have irregular periods and I am on Norethisterone. Should I continue the drug?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had irregular periods for months. I am experiencing abnormal periods where I am bleeding every other week. Sometimes the bleeding lasts a few days whereas sometimes it lasts at least eight days. More recently, I have had my worst period. I have had it 10 days then off for three ...  Read Full »
Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana Kaur Khurana
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The contraceptive efficacy of the Norethisterone is quite less and if you are taking it irregularly then also it may cause a breakthrough bleeding. So the important thing is to get a pregnancy test as this is the most common cause to rule out. If this is ruled out t...  Read Full »
 
Will taking Sysron NCR prevent pregnancy?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old. I am taking Sysron NCR 10 mg for heavy bleeding. I had unprotected sex on the 12th day of my periods. How to prevent my pregnancy?  Read Full »
Dr. Sabita Laskar
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sysron NCR (Norethisterone) is basically a hormone which is used to control heavy bleeding during periods. I am afraid that Sysron NCR does not have any contraceptive action in it. You must take precautions to not get pregnant during its use. Your partner can use bar...  Read Full »
 
Can I take Primolut N 5 mg along with a regular contraceptive pill?
Query: Hi doctor, I am taking tablet Primolut N 5 mg three times a day for bleeding. I am using it for a short-term period. Once my bleeding stops, I will stop using it. Can I take Primolut N 5 mg along with my regular oral contraceptive pill?  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) is a hormonal medication used to delay periods and after stopping it, it can cause withdrawal bleeding within one to two weeks and can cause unscheduled bleeding or irregular periods or spotting. When you are taking oral contraceptives p...  Read Full »
 
After taking I-pill, my withdrawal bleed has not started fully. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, After having I-pill, I had spotting like periods. Then I started having Sysron-N for five days and I completed the course six days back. But, my period has not started yet. Is it normal?  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generally, after taking Sysron-N (Norethisterone) for five days, one should wait at least 7-10 days for the bleeding to start properly. As you have taken I-pill, there are chances to get delayed periods. Hence, you need to wait for at least a week to allow you...  Read Full »
 
Will Primolut-N taken during periods affect my cycle in any way?
Query: Hi doctor,I took one Primolut N 5 mg this morning to delay my periods and then immediately realized that my periods have already started. What should I do now?  Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can stop Primolut N (Norethisterone) and nothing else is needed. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »
 
I had four I-pills in a span of two weeks and my periods are delayed. Any advice?
Query: Hello doctor, My husband is away from the past one and half years due to his work. I visited him for 15 days. I had my normal periods there on the 31st of last month. Since I got a bit anxious about getting pregnant, I had four I-pills in these two weeks for protection. I then returned back on the 1...  Read Full »
Dr. Shalaka Joshi
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After you have finished taking tablet Regestrone (Norethisterone), you will have to wait for 15 days to get your periods. If you do not get it in 15 days, you have to repeat the urine pregnancy test and visit your gynecologist. Please do not take emergency contrace...  Read Full »
 
Do I need to take Pause 500 to stop my heavy menstrual bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old, sexually inactive woman. My present weight is 77 kg and I have PCOD. Two months back, I tried a weight loss medication and my last period started on 12th, two months before. First I had spotting for 10 days and started bleeding heavily after that and it did not sto...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The bleeding that started after missing Regestrone (Norethisterone) for three days is your withdrawal bleed where endometrial shed has started because you missed daily pills. Now, this endometrium cannot be repaired again by Regesterone once the bleeding has started. S...  Read Full »
 
Had D and C before a month. Should I continue Primolut?
Query: Hi doctor, I had D and C before a month and I bled for five to six days after that. I was given Xamic for three days and Primolut N for 21 days. I had brownish discharge 18 days after my D and C and then had bleeding for seven days. I am still spotting. My hCG three days prior to periods came 21 and...  Read Full »
Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As per me you should discontinue tablet Primolut (Norethisterone) as you have already taken for 21 days. After 7 to 10 days you will have normal periods. Now you do not need any hormonal tablets. If you have any abnormal bleeding in next period...  Read Full »
 
How to stop prolonged menstrual bleeding?
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from prolonged menstrual bleeding. The bleeding did not stop for the past one month. I have PCOD and I am overweight. How to stop the bleeding? Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Sonal Prasad
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD - polycystic ovarian disease often gets presented with heavy menstruation. I suggest tablet Primolut N 5 mg (Norethisterone) one tablet three times a day till bleeding stops. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. This wil...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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