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Is primolut-nor 10 mg effective to take only one tablet?

Is primolut-nor 10 mg effective to take only one tablet?

NO: Typically women take Progesterone for at least 10 days to achieve a result. I am not sure why you are taking it, but it is unlikely to have an effect with only one dose. ...Read more

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After using Primolut nor to postpone period, will the following periods get back to normal cycle (mine is 28days).Will I get my next periods regularly?

After using Primolut nor to postpone period, will the following periods get back to normal cycle (mine is 28days).Will I get my next periods regularly?

Progesterone: After stopping Progesterone you will likely have a period. Then since you are no longer taking it one would expect your cycle to return to its normal pattern ...Read more

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Can Primolut nor delay periods if taken 1day before it is expected?

Can Primolut nor delay periods if taken 1day before it is expected?

Yes: Primolut nor works better to delay a period if taken sooner in the cycle, but it may still work. A higher dose may be needed to "hold off" the period. ...Read more

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In May I used Primolut Nor for delaying the period, is it safe If I use this month again starting from today?

Unclear: I would defer this to the prescribing physician as this is a medicine that is dosed for controlling either the cycle or the symptoms associated with the cycle. Usually the Dr. Has put you on a specific schedule and you should check with him/her about using it to defer a cycle. ...Read more

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I take Primolut nor 1 per day for 7 days to regulate my period. Is it ok if I smoke less than 10 cigs per day? I'm 25

I take Primolut nor 1 per day for 7 days to regulate my period. Is it ok if I smoke less than 10 cigs per day? I'm 25

Smoking: Smoking is never ok... It causes cancer, increases your risk of fatal and life changing blood clots, affects the people around you through second hand exposure, wastes money. There is never an ok amount to smoke. Quit now and save your money for a nice vacation! Talk to your provider about ways they can help you quit. ...Read more

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I experienced sever acne during taking Primolut nor for 2 monthes and still taking it. Does Primolut cause this and why? Thanks.

I experienced sever acne during taking Primolut nor for 2 monthes and still taking it. Does Primolut cause this and why? Thanks.

Yes, see answer: The contraceptive you are taking is a progestin only pill which could cause acne or flare up of acne, go back to your gynecologist and change it to a combined pill with estrogen and progesterone (it should help subside your acne). ...Read more

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After taking Primolut nor and had my period for 3 days, when will I take again my Primolut pills? I just want to make sure is it after 40 days?

After taking Primolut nor and had my period for 3 days, when will I take again my Primolut pills? I just want to make sure is it after 40 days?

Individual case: In this very specific you will need to ask the prescribing doctor. It is important that both you and the doctor are very clear on the plan of care and the instructions for use of the medication. ...Read more

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Need to get my period early this month. My last period was on the 12th. And I want to get my next one around the 6th. What is the dose of Primolut Nor?

Need to get my period early this month. My last period was on the 12th. And I want to get my next one around the 6th. What is the dose of Primolut Nor?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How many days maximum I can take Primolut nor 5mg twice daily to delay my periods?

How many days maximum I can take Primolut nor 5mg twice daily to delay my periods?

This medication: Is not available in the US but according to research should only be taken for 14 days and menses can be expected to return 2-3! days after stopping the pills. ...Read more

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How to use "Primolut nor 10mg"? To delay my period

How to use "Primolut nor 10mg"? To delay my period

Like to help, but: We are expressly forbidden from prescribing or diagnosing on HealthTap. A physician might be willing to do a "virtual consult" with you on HealthTap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Hi, my period is due to start on the 22nd. Would I start taking my primolut nor 5mg tablets today in order to delay my period?

Hi, my period is due to start on the 22nd. Would I start taking my primolut nor 5mg tablets today in order to delay my period?

Primolut nor: Appears to be a synthetic progesterone not widely used in the US but available in Europe. It is used for treatment of irregular menstrual bleeding/dysfunctional uterine bleeding. It can be used to delay menses, but directions suggest it be taken 3 days prior to expected menses and taken for 10-14 days. I don't know what day you wrote this but if later than the 19th, it probably won't work. ...Read more

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What dosage of Primolut nor 10mg should I be taking if I want to delay my period, which is due in around 5 days. I will start today.?

What dosage of Primolut nor 10mg should I be taking if I want to delay my period, which is due in around 5 days. I will start today.?

Discuss with doctor: 10 mg daily will delay periods but this is not something one should be doing alone without the guidance of a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of missing period after stopping Primolut nor which I took for 21 days 10mg 3 times aday to stop acute heavy bleeding.

What is the cause of missing period after stopping Primolut nor which I took for 21 days 10mg 3 times aday to stop acute heavy bleeding.

Primolut N: Primolut is a progestin-type hormone that acts to prevent ovulation and hence the onset of menses in your case to diminish heavy bleeding. Sometimes, as a side effect menses are daubed for weeks or stop. You should contact your prescribing gynecologist to determine your next course of action. Which can be "watchful waiting" to see if your period returns and the bleeding amount disminishes. ...Read more

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Taking Primolut nor for getting periods will affect me if I am already pregnant? Urine test negative but what if iam pregnant? Please help

Taking Primolut nor for getting periods will affect me if I am already pregnant? Urine test negative but what if iam pregnant? Please help

Contraindicated: Primolut nor is absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy and should be discontinued immediately if you are pregnant. Talk to your doctor about being sure you are not pregnant. The negative pregnancy test makes it unlikely that you are. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How much the Primolut nor can delay the menstruation?

How much the Primolut nor can delay the menstruation?

Stop bleeding: Primolut, also known as norethisterone, is a medication that thins and stabilizes your uterine lining. If you are bleeding, it can shorten your bleeding within 3 to 4 days and you should continue the full dose of 10 pills. Expect a more controlled period 2-4 days after stopping a course of primolut. ...Read more

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Iam taking Primolut nor 2 times/day for 21 days from the 5th day of my period so there is 14days of Primolut p.O. Is this harmful if pregnancy occured?

Iam taking Primolut nor 2 times/day for 21 days from the 5th day of my period so there is 14days of Primolut p.O. Is this harmful if pregnancy occured?

Not harmful: For just around supplementation is not harmful if pregnancy occurred. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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My period is late so I used Primolut nor twice daily for 5 days, it's been 3 days now and still didn't get my period, I'm traveling wz my bf on sunday, is it ok to use it again to delay my period?

My period is late so I used Primolut nor twice daily for 5 days, it's been 3 days now and still didn't get my period, I'm traveling wz my bf on sunday, is it ok to use it again to delay my period?

Yes: Primolut nor works better to delay a period if taken sooner in the cycle, but it may still work. A higher dose may be needed to "hold off" the period. ...Read more

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Does Primolut nor 10mg twice daily from 5th day of period and for 3weeks duration prevent pregnancy?

Does Primolut nor 10mg twice daily from 5th day of period and for 3weeks duration prevent pregnancy?

Not really: This dosing of Progesterone is not really a contraceptive method. It may disrupt ovulation but is not a reliable way to prevent pregnancy. If you do not want to be pregnant consider one of the many approved methods of birth control. ...Read more

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Last period started on dec16th negative hCG home tests my doctor gave me Primolut nor three tabs\day for 3 days last saturday and still nothing!!!

Last period started on dec16th negative hCG home tests my doctor gave me Primolut nor three tabs\day for 3 days last saturday and still nothing!!!

Missed cycle: Would recommend blood test to check for pregnancy at this point. If negative, not pregnant. You may have just missed a cycle which can happen. The medicine was an attempt to cause a period but did come. 3 days seems a little short. Normally 5-10 days on medicine then stop and see if period. Best to see you doc for re-evaluation. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Hello. Did celioscopie hysteroscopy even 3feb. Delay period. Taking primolut nor for 10 days. Is this delay normal? Will I get my period after primol

Hello. Did celioscopie hysteroscopy even 3feb. Delay period. Taking primolut nor for 10 days. Is this delay normal? Will I get my period after primol

Usually: Hi, I don't know why you had hysteroscopy. Was it done for menstrual abnormality to begin with? Usually a mense will begin after finishing progestin. If you are concerned with your menstrual patter, speak with your doctor who prescribed the medication. ...Read more

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I had Primolut nor 3 times a day for 6 days to delay my period then I stopped for 2 days I only get bleeding when I have sex wz my bf but no bleeding after, is this normal? Is this considered as my period?

I had Primolut nor 3 times a day for 6 days to delay my period then I stopped for 2 days I only get bleeding when I have sex wz my bf but no bleeding after, is this normal? Is this considered as my period?

Maybe normal: The bleeding after hormone withdrawal is normal. However, the bleeding with sex is not normal and warrants further evaluation. In general, bleeding with/after sex is concerning. The history of hormonal manipulation in this scenario kinda confounds the assessment a bit. ...Read more

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I am 38 singl, I have a small cyst in the left ovary. I have strong pain in the left breast in may, not now. Doctor give me primolut-nor, am I infertile?

I am 38 singl, I have a small cyst in the left ovary. I have strong pain in the left breast in may, not now. Doctor give me primolut-nor, am I infertile?

Progesterone: Primolour nor is a Progesterone like agent which is indicated in some counties to regulate periods. Since it changes hormone levels while on it you are infertile but only while on it. You should be taking non hormonal measures to avoid pregnancy. If there is suspicion of pregnancy stop the medicine. You could be considerd sub fertile. ...Read more

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What is the right dossage of taking Primolut n? And it is safe to take?

Norethisterone: Primolut n is a brand of generic norethisterone which is a progestin used as a hormonal contraceptive. All medications ; dietary supplements have some risks. Whether potential risks exceed desired benefit is a question to be addressed w/your prescribing physician. Given that it's approved for sale in many countries, i'd say it's relatively safe. Http://www. Drugs. Com/international/primolut-n.html. ...Read more

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Does Primolut N increase sugar level?

Does Primolut N increase sugar level?

Yes, will increase: A synthetic Progesterone, has less side effects than natural one, used for excessive bleeding, regulate cycle, menopausal symptoms, will elevate blood sugar, usually not indicated in diabetics, if used need to adjust diabetic medications. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Primolut 5mg tds po * 5/7.Could please confirm how many days I should take these pills?

I was prescribed Primolut 5mg tds po * 5/7.Could please confirm how many days I should take these pills?

Primolut: I had to look this one up because its a Progesterone used in europe, primarily the uk. Assuming it is like using Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and when I prescribe provera, (medroxyprogesterone) I tell patients to take the full number of pills I prescribed. Progesterones are most commonly used to bring on a menses, but there are other uses. So, finish the full 7 days. ...Read more

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Does Primolut work to bring the period forward?

Does Primolut work to bring the period forward?

Norethisterone: It's not actually the presence of Primolut (norethisterone) that brings the period, but actually the removal of the medication. Your body gets used to having it for a few days and when it's gone, it signals the body to shed the uterine lining. Norethisterone is the same signal that your ovaries secrete when an egg is released and if no pregnancy occurs, that signal stops, also leading to a period. ...Read more

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Can Primolut N and ipill be taken simultaneously?

Can Primolut N and ipill be taken simultaneously?

If primolut is the: Oral contraceptive that your regularly use, then yes- you can add an i-pill to this (if emergency contraception is needed). ...Read more

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