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Aygestin (Generic)

Aygestin (Generic)

General facts about Aygestin

Norethisterone acetate, likewise referred to as norethindrone acetate and known under the trademark name Norethisterone among others, is a progestin drug which is made use of in birth control pills, menopausal hormonal agent treatment, and also for the treatment of gynecological conditions. It is prescribed to deal with females with unusual blood loss from the uterus. Aygestin is additionally recommended to cure females that have actually stopped having menstruation periods for a number of months (amenorrhea) yet that are not pregnant or undergoing menopause. Additionally, this medicine is recommended to treat a problem (endometriosis) where cells that normally lines the within the womb is located outside the uterus in the abdomen/pelvic location, creating painful/irregular menstruation. Aygestin acts by preventing the typical growth of the womb cellular lining during the menstrual cycle and also signaling hormonal agent changes in the uterus to restore typical menstruation menstruation. You may have to utilize back-up birth control, like prophylactics or a spermicide, when you initially start taking this drug. Follow your medical professional's directions. Major negative effects might consist of: abrupt insensitivity or faintness, especially on one side of the body; swelling in your hands or feet, fast weight gain.; abrupt migraine, distraction, pain behind the eyes, troubles with vision, speech, or balance; pain or swelling in one or both legs; migraine frustration

How to order Aygestin (Norethisterone) online

Purchasing Aygestin with our pharmacy service is very quick and also very convenient. At the same time you should take your treatment seriously. Attempt to talk with your physician prior to making a decision to order Norethisterone. Even if you believe the information above suffices for you to decide, medical consultation is a should to prevent serious adverse effects.

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Uses

Generic Aygestin is a form of progesterone, a female hormone. Generic Aygestin prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.

Generic Aygestin is used for birth control (contraception) to prevent pregnancy. Norethindrone is also used to treat menstrual disorders, endometriosis, or abnormal vaginal bleeding caused by a hormone imbalance.

How to take

 

Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

You may need to use back-up birth control, such as condoms or a spermicide, when you first start using this medication. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
  • sudden headache, confusion, pain behind the eyes, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • pain or swelling in one or both legs;
  • migraine headache;
  • swelling in your hands or feet, rapid weight gain;
  • symptoms of depression (sleep problems, weakness, mood changes);
  • severe pelvic pain;
  • chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling; or
  • nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps;
  • breast pain, swelling, or tenderness;
  • dizziness;
  • 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, decreased sex drive; or
  • mild headache.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.

Precautions

Generic Aygestin may cause some degree of fluid retention. If you have a medical condition that could be made worse by fluid retention--such as epilepsy, migraine, asthma, or a heart or kidney problem--make sure your doctor knows about it.

Be sure to tell your doctor if you experience any irregular or unexplained vaginal bleeding while taking Generic Aygestin.
Norethindrone makes some women depressed. If you've suffered from serious depression in the past, alert your doctor if you think you're having a relapse. You will probably need to stop taking norethindrone.

Generic Aygestin may affect cholesterol and blood-sugar levels. If you have diabetes or high cholesterol, your doctor will want to watch you closely while you are taking norethindrone.

Drug interactions

 

Some drugs can make norethindrone less effective, which may result in pregnancy. Before using Generic Aygestin, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following drugs:

  • griseofulvin (Fulvicin, Grisactin);
  • rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate, Rimactane);
  • St. John's wort;
  • ketoconazole (Nizoral) or itraconazole (Sporanox);
  • a barbiturate such as amobarbital (Amytal), butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), secobarbital (Seconal), or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton); or
  • HIV medicines such as amprenavir (Agenerase), atazanavir (Reyataz), tipranavir (Aptivus), indinavir (Crixivan), saquinavir (Invirase), lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), ritonavir (Norvir), or nelfinavir (Viracept).

There may be other drugs that can interact with Generic Aygestin.

Missed dose

Take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Never take 2 doses at the same time.

Storage

Store at room temperature in a tightly closed container.

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