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Side effect(s) of Norethindrone

Read the side effects of Norethindrone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Headache, breast pain, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, stomach/abdominal cramps/bloating, nausea and vomiting, hair loss.

Genitourinary- Change in sexual interest, changes in menstrual flow, changes in cervical mucus secretion.

Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness, mood swings, trouble sleeping.

Heart- High blood pressure Liver- Abnormal liver tests, jaundice.

Eye- Blurred/double vision, loss of vision.

Skin- Hives, rash, acne, growth of hair on face, increased pigmentation.

Metabolic- Increase in blood sugar, increased lipids.

Blood- Increase in blood clots in veins.

Other Precautions : *Do not smoke while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Norethindrone

Norethindrone(Ortho Micronor ) generic is synthetic oral progestin, used for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea (absence of periods for a few months but patient is not pregnant), endometriosis (the tissue that lines the inner wall of the uterus is found at other sites), and abnormal uterine bleeding due to hormonal imbalance. It induces secretory changes in the endometrium. It works by altering the lining of the uterus.
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