NORETHINDRONE ACETATE - norethindrone acetate tablet 
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PATIENT INFORMATION

Norethindrone Acetate Tablets

Read this PATIENT INFORMATION before you start taking norethindrone acetate tablets and read what you get each time you refill norethindrone acetate tablets. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition.

What is the most important information I should know about norethindrone acetate (A Progestin Hormone) tablets?

What is norethindrone acetate?

Norethindrone acetate is similar to the progesterone hormones naturally produced by the body.

What are norethindrone acetate tablets used for?

Norethindrone acetate tablets are used for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods in women who have previously had a menstrual period who are not pregnant), the treatment of endometriosis, and the treatment of irregular menstrual periods due to hormone imbalance.

Who should not take norethindrone acetate tablets?

You should not take norethindrone acetate tablets if you are postmenopausal, pregnant or breast-feeding.

You should not take norethindrone acetate tablets if you have the following conditions:

What are the risks associated with norethindrone acetate tablets?

Call your healthcare provider right away if you get any of these warning signs, or any other unusual symptom that concerns you.

Common side effects include

Other side effects include

These are not all the possible side effects of progestin and/or estrogen therapy. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

What can I do to lower my chances of getting a serious side effect with norethindrone acetate?

General information about the safe and effective use of norethindrone acetate tablets

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions that are not mentioned in patient information leaflets. Do not take norethindrone acetate tablets for conditions for which it was not prescribed. Do not give norethindrone acetate tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

Keep norethindrone acetate tablets out of the reach of children.

This leaflet provides a summary of the most important information about progestin and/or estrogen therapy. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist. You can ask for information about norethindrone acetate that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in norethindrone acetate tablets?

Norethindrone acetate tablets contain the following inactive ingredients: lactose, magnesium stearate, and microcrystalline cellulose.

Revised: 11/2012
 
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