Primolut N Tablet Uses – The medication Primolut N contains norethisterone, which is synthetically made to act as hormone progesterone (female sex hormone).

What is Primolut N Tablet?

Primolut N is a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone naturally present in females. It is a white and uncoated tablet with AN impression on the side of the tablet.


The manufacturer of Primolut N Tablet is ZYDUS HEALTHCARE LTD

Uses of Primolut N Tablet

Primolut N Tablet is used to treat the following health conditions:

  • 1. Various women-related menstrual problems
  • 2. Severely painful periods
  • 3. Irregular periods
  • 4. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • 5. Endometriosis 

Primolut N Tablet Dosage

The medication Primolut N is to be administered orally. The Primolut N tablets are advised to be swallowed entirely with water or some liquid.

Dosage of Primolut N to treat dysfunctional or abnormal uterine bleeding (Metropathia haemorrhagic) 

It is advised to take 1 tablet of Primolut N thrice a day for 10 days. It will help arrest the abnormal uterine bleeding (not associated with lesions in the uterus) in the first few days, and in 3 days, the bleeding usually diminishes. But it is highly recommended to take the medication regularly for successful treatment. It has been observed in a large number of women that bleeding stops after five days of using the Primolut N tablet as prescribed. 

After taking the medication for a few days, there will be less bleeding, and it is highly recommended to withdraw.  The medication Primolut N should not be withdrawn during this period. In case of withdrawal of the medication, Primolut N tablets prescription, the normal menstrual-like bleeding will occur that will resemble in duration and intensity.  

Dosage of Primolut N to help with amenorrhea

To help treat secondary amenorrhoea, Primolut N is given in the earliest week after the woman had her last period. 

Dosage of Primolut N to alter menstruation timings:

Certain circumstances may require delaying or forwarding the menstrual periods. In this case, Primolut N can be given. To bring forward the menstrual period ( the most preferred option), the medication Primolut N is given thrice for 10-14 days and no longer than this period. This is given three days before the expected date of menstrual flow. The medication Primolut N will eventually allow the bleeding to occur after 2-3 days after stopping the use of medication Primolut N. 

If the bleeding does not occur after 2-3 days, the doctor must be consulted.

Dosage of Primolut N for treating Endometriosis 

It is advised to take the medication Primolut N from the 5th day of the menstrual cycle. In the course of medication, the medication Primolut N is prescribed to be taken 2 times a day, and that dose is increased to two tablets to be taken twice a day.  

A previous prescription of 2 tablets in a day is followed when the bleeding stops. The entire regime is followed for at least 406 months, depending on the severity of the disease. During the treatment of Endometriosis with Primolut N, there won’t be ovulation and subsequent menstrual bleeding. 

Note: After completing the Primolut N regime or discontinuation medication, there will be withdrawal bleeding.

Benefits of Primolut N Tablet 

Help treat abnormally heavy bleeding. 

Side effects of Primolut N Tablet 

  • 1. Headache
  • 2. Dizziness
  • 3. Tender breast 
  • 4. Nausea
  • 5. Vaginal spotting
  • 6. Vomiting
  • 7. Abdominal cramps

Some of the adverse side effects that may occur because of the medication Primolut N are :

  • 1. Diabetes mellitus 
  • 2. Chloasma
  • 3. Psychic depression

Primolut N Tablet use age limit

The medication Primolut N is not intended to be used in children.

How Primolut N Tablet works

Primolut N is a synthetic hormone progestin. Primolut N’s medication works just like the natural sex hormone in females, progesterone. It works in the following mechanisms of the body:

  • 1. Regulating the growth uterus lining
  • 2. Shedding of the fully developed lining of the uterus 
  • 3. Helpful in treating menstrual irregularities

Primolut N Tablet Composition

Each tablet of Primolut N contains 5 mg (milligrams) of norethisterone. 

Safety advice for Primolut N Tablet 

  • 1. The medication Primolut N should not be taken in case of pregnancy. There have been trials of the medication Primolut N on animals and humans, and it has shown many adverse effects on the baby’s development. 
  • 2. If a woman is feeding, Primolut N medication is unsafe as it can pass into the milk ducts and eventually into the milk. There are few studies suggesting the passage of the drug Primolut N into the milk and causing harm to the baby fed with the mother taking the medication Primolut N. 
  • 3. The medication Primolut N has an impact on mental health as well. The female who takes the Primolut N may feel dizzy, sleepy and with decreased alertness. Therefore, it is advised not to drive after taking Primolut N’s medication. 
  • 4. Some studies suggest some harmful effects on women with liver disease. There are adjustments in dosage for patients with liver complications. 

What to do in case a dose of Primolut N Tablet is missed?

In case of missing the dose of Primolut N medication, it is advised to take it sooner. If it is too late to take the previous dose and the time for the next dose arrives, skipping the dose is recommended, followed by a regular schedule.  

Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?

No, the medicine cannot be taken while a woman is pregnant, as various studies have shown harmful effects on the fetus or baby’s development.

What is the price of Primolut N Tablet in India?

The price of Primolut N Tablet medication in India ranges from 50 -60 per 10 tablets.

Frequently Asked Questions 

What are Primolut N tablets used for?

Some of the uses of Primolut N tablets are :

  • 1. To treat abnormally heavy bleeding during periods
  • 2. To treat severe pain in periods
  • 3. Help in treating Endometriosis
  • 4. To help treat Premenstrual syndrome 
  • 5. To treat Dysmenorrhoea

Can I take Primolut N to get periods?

Primolut N medication can transform the endometrium lining, and its withdrawal leads to menstrual-like bleeding in almost 2-4 days.

Is Primolut N harmful?

There are many undesirable effects observed in the patient taking the medication Primolut N. The effects are seen commonly in the first month of taking medication.

  • 1. Alteration of bleeding pattern
  • 2. Scanty blood in periods
  • 3. Amenorrhea

Other harmful effects are 

  • 1. Visual disturbances
  • 2. Headache
  • 3. Migraine
  • 4. Nausea
  • 5. Hypersensitivity reactions like rash

How can I postpone my periods immediately?

To postpone the periods immediately, take 1 tablet of Primolut N medication twice daily for almost 10-14 days. The medication Primolut N has to be taken three days before the expected day of the period. 

How many days will I see my period after taking Primolut N?

After taking the medication Primolut N for 10-14 days, periods are expected to come within 2 or 3 days after withdrawing from the medication regime. 

What happens if Primolut medication is taken during periods?

The medication Primolut N will stop the bleeding within 48 hours if taken during the periods. It is usually advised to take the medication Primolut N if a woman is experiencing heavy and prolonged bleeding. The prescription is taking Primolut N three times a day for ten days.

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