Norlut-N 5 mg
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Norlut-N 5 mg


Norlut-N 5 mg contains Norethisterone as an active ingredient. It is used to treat heavy menstrual periods, endometriosis, and breast cancer.

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This medication is used to treat a wide variety of menstrual problems (including heavy, painful, or irregular periods), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), as well as a medical condition called endometriosis. Physicians may prescribe this medicine to treat breast cancer and other conditions not listed in this document. The active ingredient of this medication is Norethisterone (a synthetic form of Progesterone). Nonetheless, it also contains other inactive ingredients such as stearic acid, sucrose, mannitol, corn starch, and others. Norlut-N 5 mg belongs to the class of medications called progestins.

The manufacturer of Norlut-N 5 mg is Cipla Ltd.


One tablet per day (24 hours) is usually the recommended dose or as directed by your physician. Take the tablet whole by mouth usually before a meal. It is not recommended to break or crush the tablet before taking it. Moreover, you should not use alcohol to swallow the pill because it may increase the risk of adverse effects. To get the most benefit from Norlut-N 5 mg, it is advised to follow the doctor’s recommendations carefully such as administering the tablet each day and at the same time. It is not allowed to use Norethisterone more often than your doctor prescribes because your medical condition will not improve faster. However, doctors may increase the dosage for several weeks in case you do not notice the desired result.

If you intend to use the liquid form of this medication, it is advised to use a special measuring device or spoon. Otherwise, you may get the wrong dose, which may also increase the risk of adverse effects. Additionally, the liquid form of this medicine works better and faster than tablets or capsules. In case your health condition does not improve or if it worsens, contact a doctor immediately.


The dosages usually fluctuate among patients because it depends on weight, age, response to therapy, the severity of your medical condition, and other drugs that you may be using. If you are not sure what dosage is better for you, discuss it with a doctor.

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Missed Dose

In case you forget to administer this medication, symptoms may return and your medical condition may become difficult to treat. Therefore, physicians advise taking the tablet as soon as possible. However, if it is near the time for the next dose, just skip the missed dose and continue the regular treatment. Do not double the dosage the next time trying to catch up because your risk of severe adverse effects may increase.


In rare cases, if you are taking an increased dose of Norlut-N 5 mg, you may notice an overdose. Symptoms of overdose include severe dizziness, fainting, breathing problems, fast or irregular heartbeat, and others. In case you experience any of the symptoms listed above, stop using Norethisterone and get medical help right away. Ask your healthcare professional if you have any questions.

Side Effects of Norlut-N 5 mg

All drugs may give you some side effects and Norethisterone is not an exception. However, if you are on treatment with this medicine, you may not experience any of the following negative effects. Some factors that can cause side effects are dehydration, overdose, and allergy. There are three types of adverse effects such as mild, moderate, and severe.

Mild Side Effects

Commonly, patients ignore this category of side effects. However, it is advised to inform your physician if you are noticing any of the following adverse reactions. Check some examples below:

Moderate Side Effects

The following list of side effects usually is not dangerous for patients and they can continue the treatment safely. For example:

  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramp

Severe Side Effects

Rarely, you may experience this category of adverse effects. Thus, interrupt administering Norlut-N 5 mg and ask for medical help immediately, in case you are experiencing any of the following adverse effects. Check below some examples:

  • Vaginal spotting
  • Breathing problems
  • Swelling of the hands or feet

This article does not contain all possible negative effects. Tell your doctor about all the adverse reactions you are noticing or any other effects.

Drug Interactions

Norlut-N 5 mg may interact with some medicines and substances and increase the risk of adverse effects or decrease the effectiveness of the medicine. Therefore, it is recommended to share a list of products that you are using with your physician before taking this medication. For example herbal products, supplements, vitamins, prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, and others. Check some examples below:

  • Naproxen
  • Atenolol
  • Aspirin
  • Gabapentin
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
  • Calcium Citrate
  • Dolutegravir
  • Potassium Citrate

Check some examples of disease interaction below:

  • Weight gain
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Thromboembolism
  • Depression

This document does not contain a complete list of adverse effects. That’s why it is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medication. In addition, it is not recommended to start, stop, or change the dosages without a doctor’s approval because you may experience unwanted results.


Before using this medication, it is recommended to share your medical history with your healthcare professional. Additionally, tell your doctor if you are allergic to the ingredients of the medicine or if you have any other allergies. Examples include:

  • Kidney disease (such as kidney stones)
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Surgery
  • Dehydration or fluid retention
  • Abuse of alcohol and street drugs
  • Liver disease (such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, cirrhosis, and others)

You should use this medicine during pregnancy when is clearly needed only. Moreover, you should talk to a doctor before breastfeeding because Norethisterone may pass into breast milk.


  • Store this medication at room temperature (below 30 Celsius degrees) and away from direct sunlight and moisture. Therefore, you should not keep Norlut-N 5 mg in the bathroom.
  • Keep away Norethisterone from the reach of children and pets because it may be harmful to them.


  • You may find some differences between this document and the doctor’s prescription. Therefore, you should follow carefully the doctor’s prescription only, to treat your health conditions fast and safely.
  • It is not recommended to share this medication with others because it may be harmful to them.
  • You should not use Norlut-N 5 mg after the expiry date because your risk of severe negative effects may increase.

Additional information

Active Ingredient



Cipla Ltd.


10 tabs/blister




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