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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Started with Primolut N dosage 3 yesterday to delay menses last night I had some bleed and thought it was my menses and did not take any pills today but still there is only spotting do I continue taking the pills or do I stop?

Started with Primolut N dosage 3 yesterday to delay menses last night I had some bleed and thought it was my menses and did not take any pills today but still there is only spotting do I continue taking the pills or do I stop?

Continue: As your reason for taking Primulot N was to delay period, rather continue. Primolut must be taken for a full 10 days to ensure success.
May get slight bleed initially, but treatment must not be interrupted or suspended, ...Read more

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Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).What happens if I stop midcycle? Withdrawal bleed? Will spotting improve?

Spotting on micronor (norethindrone).What happens if I stop midcycle? Withdrawal bleed? Will spotting improve?

You will have bleed: Yes, most likely you will have a withdrawal bleed. Stopping midcycle is not the best way to overall help the spotting. If it does not improve by 3 cycles, follow up with your prescriber. ...Read more

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Spotting/bleeding for last 30/38 days+! transvag us&us showed nada. On norethindrone, started spotting 3 days ago. Scope+d&c on 1/7.Polyp, fibroid?

Spotting/bleeding for last 30/38 days+! transvag us&us showed nada. On norethindrone, started spotting 3 days ago. Scope+d&c on 1/7.Polyp, fibroid?

Await path report: If you had a recent d ; c on 12/7/13 there should be a tissue composition pathology report that will help determine why you are bleeding. If not, check with your md for a tissue diagnosis and answer. ...Read more

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I've using ortho micronor (norethindrone). I started spotting on 3/21/14 and today (3-25) finally got it. I'm getting married 5-24.How can I stop or change my period?

I've using ortho micronor (norethindrone). I started spotting on 3/21/14 and today (3-25) finally got it. I'm getting married 5-24.How can I stop or change my period?

Controlling periods: Congratulations on getting married, I understand that you might not want to have your period on your wedding day. Consider switching to a pill that has estrogen and Progesterone abd take it continuously, skipping the sugarpill/placebo week. Ask your prescriber for details. ...Read more

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I am on aygestin (norethindrone) and metformin for PCOS. My doc is hoping that it starts a period. Would light to moderate spotting count as a period?

I am on aygestin (norethindrone) and metformin for PCOS. My doc is hoping that it starts a period. Would light to moderate spotting count as a period?

Generally NOT: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health
but spottiing is common in PCOS mostly as a sign of hormonal derangement (abnormal irregular menses). ...Read more

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Spotting started yesterday, 4 th week on micronor, (norethindrone) is this my period or breakthrough bleeding? Should I stop taking the pill so I can get my period?

Spotting started yesterday, 4 th week on micronor, (norethindrone) is this my period or breakthrough bleeding? Should I stop taking the pill so I can get my period?

Don't stop: Bleeding on micronor (norethindrone) is breakthrough bleeding. Stopping micronor (norethindrone) are likely to make the breakthrough bleeding worse. If the breakthrough bleeding becomes intolerable, an alternative birth control method may need to be considered. ...Read more

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

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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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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Sir. I want to know what is the function of primolut N norethisthorene 5mg. Because I am taking this medicine to get my periods because it was late?

Sir. I want to know what is the function of primolut N norethisthorene 5mg. Because I am taking this medicine to get my periods because it was late?

Morning after pill?: You should know why you are taking anything that goes into your body! Are you sexually active and wishing to get pregnant? How did you get this medication? Just bought it or someone gave it to you? ...Read more

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Can I take Primolut N with allegra (fexofenadine) 120mg?

Can I take Primolut N with allegra (fexofenadine) 120mg?

Yes: Antihistamines do not interfere with hormone metabolism. For a list of medications that do: www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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Hi, is it normal to have slight periods like pain while using primolut-n 5mg twice a day or should I increase the dose?

Hi, is it normal to have slight periods like pain while using primolut-n 5mg twice a day or should I increase the dose?

Prob not related: Cramps are not a typical side effect. You should not change, adjust or alter the medication without discussing it with the doctor who gave it to you. I would look for other causes of cramping as it is not likely related to Progesterone pills. ...Read more

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I missed my periods this month and taking primolut n 5mg. How long I should take it to get my periods??

I missed my periods this month and taking primolut n 5mg. How long I should take it to get my periods??

Doctors instructions: You should follow the instructions by the prescribing doctor. Progesterone does not always work to trigger menstrual cycles. Birth control pills often work better to regulate the cycles. ...Read more

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Having light periods even after having Primolut n?

Having light periods even after having Primolut n?

Progesterone: It is possible to have light bleeding even when continuously taking a Progesterone like you are. ...Read more

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If I take Primolut N tablet at the 4th day of period, will it help to stop period?

If I take Primolut N tablet at the 4th day of period, will it help to stop period?

MAybe but...: Progesterone can be used to help control menstrual cycles but not as well as oral contraceptive pills. You should not be using any of these medications without specific instructions and guidance from your physician. ...Read more

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How to use Primolut N to have period on time. Last period 27 June, next period expected 25 July. I want it on time. Appreciate your advice :)?

How to use Primolut N to have period on time. Last period 27 June, next period expected 25 July. I want it on time. Appreciate your advice :)?

How about delaying?: To delay menses, primolut N (Norethisterone 5 mg tablet) needs to be taken as follows: One 5 mg tablet three times a day starting 3 days before the expected onset of menses for not more than 14 days. For additional information refer to https://www. Medicines. Org. Uk/emc/medicine/1838 ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while I am on Primolut N?

Can I drink alcohol while I am on Primolut N?

A little bit.: A small amount of alcohol should be okay, if you have normal liver function and are not taking any other medications or using any other recr. Substances. Too much alcohol or liver disease or mixing meds may cause all sorts of problems, not just with Primolut-N (norethisterone). See a great page for detailed info on this medicine. Https://www. Medicines. Org. Uk/emc/medicine/1838 ...Read more

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Hi dr taken Primolut N 10 mg twice for 4 days. When my period will start?

Hi dr taken Primolut N 10 mg twice for 4 days. When my period will start?

Follow directions: You should take the medication as prescribed by your doctor. The cycle usually starts when you finish the medication. ...Read more

Primolut (Definition)

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Norethindrone (Definition)

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