Norethisterone

(Primolut, Micronor)

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Features

-  Progestogen (synthetic progesterone)

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Mechanism

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Indications

-  Oral contraception (POP)

-  Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB)

-  Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

-  Delay of menstruation

-  Endometriosis

-  Adjunct to oestrogen replacement therapy

 

Dose

-  Primolut N

-  DUB: 5mg PO TDS to BD for 7-10 days

-  PMS: 5mg Daily to TDS during luteal phase

-  Endometriosis: 5-10mg BD

-  Micronur

-  POP: 350mcg 1st day of period (same time each day)