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Doctor insights on: Primolut Depot Injection Side Effects

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Can I tell my psychiatrist that I hate my testosterone and would like a Depot injection to reduce it? I m happy with the side effects.

Can I tell my psychiatrist that I hate my testosterone and would like a Depot injection to reduce it? I m happy with the side effects.

Yes: You should feel comfortable to speak to your doctor about anything. So talk to him and see what he tells you ...Read more

Primolut (Definition)

Norethindrone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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What are micronor (norethindrone) side effects?

What are micronor (norethindrone) side effects?

Minor: Micronor (norethindrone) is a Progesterone only contraceptive. Se are rare but could be similar to the pms time of your cycle, such as bloating, breast tenderness, mood swings, headache, acne, or weight gain. It is not quite as effective as the pills containing estrogen but is often used when estrogen needs to be avoided, such as breast-feeding, migraines, or clotting history. ...Read more

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Whats the side effects of using micronor (norethindrone)?

Whats the side effects of using micronor (norethindrone)?

Possible bleeding: Most birth controll pills contain both estrogen and Progesterone which is how the pills help establish a balance and thus, facilitate the regulation of menstruation. Micronor (norethindrone) only contains progsterone, and is used for patients who may have contraindications to estrogen or for breastfeeding patients (estrogen drys up milk production). Therefore, expect some spotting to irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Are the side effects of norethindrone similar whether in a combined pill or mini pill? I did well on a combined pill but am switching to mini.

Are the side effects of norethindrone similar whether in a combined pill or mini pill? I did well on a combined pill but am switching to mini.

Most do fine : Most patients define on a progesterone only pills. The side effects if present at all would be different than a combined pill because it does not contain estrogen. ...Read more

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How do norethindrone and etonogestrel compare in terms of side effects, health risks, and patient satisfaction?

How do norethindrone and etonogestrel compare in terms of side effects, health risks, and patient satisfaction?

Variations of Prog: These are just two different kinds of Progesterone and should be virtually indistinguishable from a patient perspective ...Read more

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What are some common side effects of estradiol and norethindrone?

What are some common side effects of estradiol and norethindrone?

Side effects: Potential side effects of Norethindrone-ethinyl estradiol include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping. Bloating, weight gain, headache, irregular bleeding or spotting. ...Read more

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My mom age 50 is using Primolut N every month to postpone period to attend family gathering from 5months.Are there any side effects for this tablet?

My mom age 50 is using Primolut N every month to postpone period to attend family gathering from 5months.Are there any side effects for this tablet?

No major ones: Most women will not have side effects. It can lead to some spotting or irregular cycles. Some women may experience bloating or headaches. But in general it is pretty well tolerated. ...Read more

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I was on Micronor (norethindrone) for 10 months but stopped due to bad side effects. Having my 1st period and it has been 10 days, very heavy w/ pain. Is this normal?

I was on Micronor (norethindrone) for 10 months but stopped due to bad side effects. Having my 1st period and it has been 10 days, very heavy w/ pain. Is this normal?

Painful periods: There are many treatments for heavy periods. Most of the birth control methods are great at helping. If you did not like Micronor then there are many other options. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is often a great choice for those with painful periods who do not want to become pregnant ...Read more

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How do norethindrone, etonogestrel, and levonorgestrel compare in terms of health/safety risks, side effects, and androgenic activity?

How do norethindrone, etonogestrel, and levonorgestrel compare in terms of health/safety risks, side effects, and androgenic activity?

Some answers: Androgenic activity wise from high to low: levonorgestrel, norethindrone, etonogestrel. Overall the health/safety risks are very similar. There is some small suggestion that 3rd generation progestins, like etonogestrel, have increased risk of thromboembolic disease like DVTs. Otherwise the androgenic effects are related to oily skin, acne, weight gain, glucose metabolism issues. ...Read more

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Combipatch (estradiol and norethindrone) hormon replacment -- any suggestion or experience any side effects?

Combipatch (estradiol and norethindrone) hormon replacment -- any suggestion or experience any side effects?

Tough in <400 char: Topical cream & transdermal patches for hormone (replacement) therapy appear to be safer than oral. However, it appears that some of the issues over the last decade re HRT may be due to progestin used, eg medroprogesterone acetate (mpa) or provera. Combipatch uses different one, Norethindrone acetate. I prefer vivelle dot (estradiol) & oral Prometrium (micronized progesterone) (bio-identical progesterone) as possibly safer. ...Read more

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Any major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

Any major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

No dif than others: This birth-control bill will have no side effects different than any other birth control pill. Typical side effects may include nausea and breast tenderness. All birth-control pills will help with cycle regulation. ...Read more

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Are there any bad, major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

Are there any bad, major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

Yes, there are some: Common and serious side effects can be found here:
http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a604034.Html#side-effects
here is detailed information on norethindrone: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a604034.Html

(full disclosure: this is from medline of the nlm. I was on the board of directors of friends of the national library of medicine when it launched medline. Py). ...Read more

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Birth control side effects; does anybody take estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe?

Birth control side effects; does anybody take estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe?

An older pill: I do not ahve any of my patients on that pill anymore. Side efefcts from any pill, could be break through bleeding, irregular bleeding, weight gain, bloating, breast tenderness, . Less common ones are blood clot heart attacck, stroke. No periods can also happen. Headaches. For most young people the benefits far out weigh the risks. My favorite pill is a low dose on loloestrin and loestrin. ...Read more

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Which birth control pill should I use if estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) had bad side effects?

Which birth control pill should I use if estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) had bad side effects?

Contraception: It depends on what side effects you had. There are so many different forms of birth control, including numerous pill types that you should be able to find one by reviewing your side effects with your doctor. Try to be as specific as possible--write them down before your visit. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot ?

What are the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot ?

Side effects: Lupron (leuprolide) side effects are hot flashes and head aches. If taken for longer than 6 months some reversible bone loss can be found with bone scans. ...Read more

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How severe do the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot?

How severe do the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot?

Usually Mild: When i treat patients with Depo-Provera Lupron (leuprolide) (for instance for endometriosis) i usual;y use add back therapy, this is a second medicine used to prevent the side effects from lupron (leuprolide). The addback usually reduces or gets rid of any hot flashes, any vaginal dryness, or any mood swings. So in this way i usually prevent side effects from ever occurring. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot 11.25 mg?

What are the side effects of lupron (leuprolide) depot 11.25 mg?

Low estrogen: They're typically those that are related to low estrogen. These are hot flashes, vaginal dryness, difficulty with memory, sleep disturbances, and bone demineralization. ...Read more

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I am 27 year old guy, I have been given steroids (hisone, eltroxin, cernos depot) to increase my harmonal growth, what kind of side effects can I face

I am 27 year old guy, I have been given steroids (hisone, eltroxin, cernos depot)  to increase my harmonal growth, what kind of side effects can I face

DIfficult question: You mention brand names of testosterone, thyroxine, and Hydrocortisone that are not available in the U.S. None of these is going to increase your height. Any side effects would depend on how old you are, how much of each drug you take, and how long you take them for. If you are concerned about possible side effects, please discuss the details with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of nubain injections last?

How long do the side effects of nubain injections last?

3 to 6 hours: Nubain is the trade name for nalbuphine, a pain reliever in the narcotic family of medications. It can be given into a vein, into a muscle, or under the skin. It usually lasts for 3 to 6 hours. Side effects such as nausea wear off as the medication itself is metabolized and wears off. ...Read more

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What side effects can you get from Hepatitis A injection?

What side effects can you get from Hepatitis A injection?

Infection: Hepatitis A like any infection can cause fever, rash, pain at local injection site. ...Read more

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How long can side effects last from im toradol injection?

How long can side effects last from im toradol injection?

Tordol side effects: Depends. Soreness from injection usually lasts 24 - 36 hrs. If you develop reflux this may last about 3 days. Other side effects are rare with a single dose. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects from taking collagen injection?

Are there any side effects from taking collagen injection?

Yes: Collagen for injection is derived from either a human or an animal source. Collagen of the lattter type can cause allergic reactions that are sometimes signficant because animal collagen differs very slightly from human collagen. A skin test can detect most allergic responses ahead of time. Repeat injections over time can result in rare bumps in the skin due to trauma. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

Bruise swell pain: As with most injections, they can cause bruising, swelling, and pain. Ha injections can also cause bumps if wrongly placed, and a "blue" effect if placed too superficially. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with infliximab injections?

Infliximab injection: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/infliximab-side-effects.html

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What reactions or side effects may result from allergy injections?

What reactions or side effects may result from allergy injections?

Mild to severe: Because allergy injections expose patients to proteins known to cause symptoms, there is always a reaction risk. Most reactions are local & involve redness, swelling, tenderness, & itching. Occasionally the reaction becomes body-wide and shows up as hives, wheezing, chest pain, or dizziness. In rare instances, the reaction may become life-threatening. This is why there is a wait time after shots. ...Read more

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Norethindrone (Definition)

Norethindrone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more