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Generic Name: Norethindrone
Brand Name: Aygestin
Aygestin is a form of female hormone, progesterone that prevents the release of egg from ovary (ovulation) and also causes changes in your uterine lining and cervical mucus, making it harder for fertilized egg to attach to uterus and harder for sperm to reach uterus. Also known as Norethindrone, it is used for birth control for preventing pregnancy and is also used for curing endometriosis, abnormal vaginal bleeding or menstrual disorders caused by hormone imbalance. Norethisterone is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills and can be used to treat menopausal syndrome in combination with oestrogen, to postpone a period and irregular periods.
Doses of Aygestin :
  • You can take Aygestin as recommended by your doctor; nonetheless not in larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • You might need to use back-up birth control, including spermicide or condoms, while you first begin using this drug.
  • Your doctor will need to check you on a regular basis while you using this medicine and don’t miss any appointments.
  • You can take the missed dose once you remember; don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help, in case of overdose; symptoms include vomiting, vaginal bleeding and nausea.
  • Store Aygestin at room temperature away from heat and moisture.