Aygestin (Norethindrone) Patient Information
Aygestin (norethindrone) Aygestin is a hormone called progestin. It is used to regulate the menstrual cycle and treat the unusual absence of menstrual periods. Norlutate can also be used to treat endometriosis. Aygestin 5 mg works by stopping the normal growth of the uterus lining during the menstrual cycle and signaling hormone changes in the uterus to restore normal menstrual periods.
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Take this medication by mouth as directed by your physician. You may take it with food or after a meal to prevent upsetting your stomach. The dosage should regularly be taken. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
To treat stopped menstrual periods and abnormal bleeding from the uterus, Norethindrone 5 mg is usually taken once daily for 5-10 days during the second half of the planned menstrual cycle or as directed by your physician. Withdrawal bleeding usually occurs within 3-7 days after you stop taking the medication.
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Aygestin 5 mg may cause allergic reactions due to certain inactive ingredients. Let your physician know your medical history and if you are allergic to something. The medicine may make you dizzy; hence avoid driving or doing any other activity that requires attentiveness.
The less serious side effects of using Aygestin may include:
- Mild nausea
- Stomach cramps
- Breast pain, swelling, or tenderness
- Freckles or darkening of facial skin increased acne or hair growth
- Changes in weight
- Vaginal itching or discharge
- Skin itching or rash
- Changes in your menstrual periods
- A mild headache
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop using this medication and call your doctor immediately. The serious side effects may include:
- Sudden numbness or weakness
- Sudden headache
- Pain behind the eyes
- Problems with vision, speech, or balance
- Pain or swelling in hands and feet
- Rapid weight gain
- Signs of depression
- Severe pelvic pain
- Chest pain or a heavy feeling in the area
- Pain spreading to the arm or shoulder
- General ill feeling
- Dark urine
- Clay-colored stools