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Norethisterone

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7.6  Side Effects
5.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 14 Norethisterone side effects and 6 Norethisterone benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Norethisterone, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 17.1% 62.9% 11.4% 8.6%
Balance/Equilibrium 2.9% 2.9% 80% 5.7% 8.6%
Blood Pressure 0% 2.9% 88.6% 2.9% 5.7%
Breathing 0% 5.7% 65.7% 22.9% 5.7%
Confidence 8.6% 8.6% 37.1% 25.7% 20%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 17.1% 62.9% 11.4% 8.6%
Digestion 2.9% 11.4% 68.6% 11.4% 5.7%
Emotional Well-being 8.6% 20% 25.7% 28.6% 17.1%
Energy 5.7% 20% 31.4% 22.9% 20%
Eyesight 0% 8.6% 74.3% 14.3% 2.9%
Memory 2.9% 8.6% 62.9% 22.9% 2.9%
Mental Clarity 8.6% 5.7% 48.6% 20% 17.1%
Pain 5.7% 11.4% 60% 14.3% 8.6%
Patience 8.6% 5.7% 42.9% 28.6% 14.3%
Sexual Health 0% 14.3% 57.1% 14.3% 14.3%
Skin Complexion 0% 8.6% 68.6% 11.4% 11.4%
Sleep 5.7% 11.4% 51.4% 20% 11.4%
Stress Level 8.6% 5.7% 42.9% 22.9% 20%
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Commonly Reported Norethisterone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Acne 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 84.6% 7.7% 0% 0% 7.7%
Anxiety 50% 0% 25% 15% 10%
Blurred Vision 55% 15% 30% 0% 0%
Breast Tenderness 38.5% 23.1% 30.8% 7.7% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 65% 15% 10% 5% 5%
Change in Sex Drive 61.5% 7.7% 7.7% 15.4% 7.7%
Cold Symptoms 70% 15% 0% 5% 10%
Confusion 55% 15% 15% 10% 5%
Depression 40% 16.7% 13.3% 20% 10%
Diarrhea 80% 5% 10% 0% 5%
Dizziness 46.7% 26.7% 13.3% 10% 3.3%
Drowsiness 65% 10% 15% 0% 10%
Fatigue 33.3% 10% 16.7% 23.3% 16.7%
Fever 70% 5% 10% 10% 5%
Gas 70% 0% 20% 5% 5%
Headache 40% 26.7% 6.7% 20% 6.7%
High Blood Pressure 80% 10% 0% 0% 10%
Insomnia 55% 15% 10% 10% 10%
Irregular Bleeding 92.3% 7.7% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 60% 10% 15% 15% 0%
Mood Swings 33.3% 16.7% 10% 20% 20%
Muscle Cramping 65% 5% 20% 10% 0%
Nausea 38.5% 38.5% 15.4% 0% 7.7%
Sensitivity to Light 60% 5% 20% 5% 10%
Sexual Dysfunction 50% 5% 25% 5% 15%
Stomach Ache 60% 15% 20% 0% 5%
Yeast Infection 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Norethisterone Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 40% 40% 0% 20% 0%
Anxiety 50% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Blurred Vision 50% 30% 10% 10% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 69.2% 15.4% 0% 15.4% 0%
Chest Pain 61.5% 30.8% 7.7% 0% 0%
Eye / Vision Problems 61.5% 23.1% 15.4% 0% 0%
Irregular Periods (women) 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Numbing Sensation 69.2% 23.1% 0% 0% 7.7%
Pain in Limbs 46.2% 23.1% 30.8% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 66.7% 0% 22.2% 11.1% 0%
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Episodes since taking Norethisterone
Since taking Norethisterone Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 1.4%
Hallucination 0.7%
Hospitalization 0.7%
Seizure 0.7%
Stroke 0.7%
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User Comments about Norethisterone
12 Jun 2014 I was prescribed Norethisterone as I was going on holiday for two weeks. 2 days after taking the pills I started to develop chest pain, I thought it was due to the way I had been sleeping so thought nothing more of it. The pain subsided within 4 days. 3 days into my holiday I had a rash start appearing on my foot, the next day it had spread all down my left and right arm, my back and neck. I thought it was prickly heat so went to the pharmacy to get something to put on it. Nothing seemed to be clearing it up. I went to the doctors whilst on holiday and he said I had a serve allergic reaction to the drug and to stop taking them. A day after stopping taking them the aggressive red rash had started to disappear. It's taken 5 days for the rash to totally go.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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04 Jan 2014 I have a condition called Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome. I go on my periods for months on end and it is uncomfortable, heavy, clotted and I spend lots of money on sanitation every month because it does not stop. I get nappy rash from wearing pads and I cannot afford not to wear pads, especially at work, because my flow is really heavy and I cant keep going to the bathroom. Since I have been on norithesterone, besides the mild fatigue and weight gain, I am just grateful that something can stop my period at least for a few weeks so that I can feel normal again. unfortunately it starts again a week after and im back on it again.
   —Posted by Frustrated
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30 Nov 2013 I have very irregular period as well. My gp prescribed me norithestirone for 1 week 3x a day. After I finished it, 5 days after my period came. . So it works. . But I dont like the side effect of it.. bloated and headache..-glam
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22 Oct 2013 Made me feel depressed, I was getting angry over things I wouldn't normally think about. Kept waking up cold from night sweats had these every night nearly all night! and the reason I was put on it, to kick start my periods again as not had one for 2+ yrs, it has had no affect on. So horrible experience with no end gain for me.
   —Posted by Rebecca
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14 Oct 2013 Gosh, I feel better reading these comments. I started taking this two weeks ago to stop a very heavy 11 day period (which I've never had in my life). Been on it for two weeks and I am SO anxious, jumpy, can't sleep, angry. Completely out of character for me. Having heart palpitations just out of the blue. ?? Although it stopped my period, I can't wait to get off this stuff!
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