PRIMOLUT N TABS | NORETHISTERONE 5mg – 30 tabs
PRIMOLUT N contains Norethisterone. This is commonly used as a hormonal contraceptives or in Menopausal Hormonal Replacement Therapy. Norethisterone can also be used to postpone menses in Kenya when used 5mg three times a day starting 3-4 days before the anticipated date of menses. Other uses including but not limited to treatment of conditions such as menorrhagia and endometriosis.
Abnormalities seen in the offspring of women who had received norethisterone during pregnancy (either alone or with ethinylestradiol) included hypospadias, masculinisation of female infants, meningomyelocele or hydrocephalus, and neonatal choreoathetosis associated with oral contraceptive use. For reference to the fact that oral contraceptives have not generally been associated with teratogenicity, even when used inadvertently in pregnancy,