Smartinor CR 10mg Tablet 10'S

Hormonal Therapy Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET contains Norethisterone, which belongs to a group of medicines called Progestogens. It is used to treat and manage heavy menstrual bleeding or abnormal uterine bleeding (that occurs due to hormonal imbalance), painful periods, irregular periods or periods that are more frequent than normal (polymenorrhoea), premenstrual tension, endometriosis (abnormal growth of endometrial tissue of the uterus that causes pain and menstrual irregularities), metriopatheias haemorrhagia (intermenstrual bleeding) and breast cancer. It is also used to delay the menstrual cycle.

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung), liver disease, heart attack (myocardial infarction) or angina and deep vein thrombosis. SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with asthma, kidney disease, fits, and migraine headaches.

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may affect the developing baby. Inform your doctor if you have had repeated miscarriages. SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. If you experience mood changes and depressive symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

The most common side effects of taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET are irregular bleeding, heavy menstruation, spotting between menstrual cycles, delayed or not having a menstrual cycle, stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, headache, and dizziness. Contact your physician if the symptoms worsen.

USES OF SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET manages and treats:

  • heavy periods
  • painful periods
  • irregular periods
  • increased frequency of periods
  • premenstrual tension
  • endometriosis (a disease where the tissue lining the uterus, grows outside the uterus)
  • breast cancer
  • metropathia
  • haemorrhagia (intermenstrual bleeding)
  • abnormal uterine bleeding
  • breast cancer
  • to delay the next periods

HOW SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET WORKS

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET inhibits the release of pituitary hormones that are responsible for the release of female hormones (such as oestrogen and progesterone) and thereby suppressing ovulation. This action modifies the lining of the endometrium and thus ceases bleeding in menstrual abnormalities in cancer SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET may act by pituitary inhibition or by direct action on tumour deposits.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Follow the instructions given by your doctor. Take SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET as advised according to your symptoms and disease severity. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET

COMMON

  • irregular bleeding, heavy menstruation
  • spotting between menstrual cycles
  • delayed or not having a menstrual cycle
  • stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting
  • breast tenderness
  • headache and dizziness

RARE

Stop taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • yellowing of the skin or white area of the eyes (jaundice)
  • migraine headache for the very first time (a headache that usually restricts itself to one side of your head)
  • high blood pressure
  • symptoms of severe allergic reaction such as itchy skin rash, swelling of the face or tongue, hands or feet causing wheezing, difficulty breathing or feeling faint
  • symptoms of a blood clot in the lungs include a sudden, severe, sharp pain in the chest, coughing up blood, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeats
  • symptoms of a blood clot in the brain (stroke) include unusually severe or long headache, change in sight, difficulty speaking, collapsing, or fainting and weakness or paralysis of any part of your body
  • symptoms of a deep-vein thrombosis such as severe pain, tenderness or swelling in your calf, ankle or foot, purplish discolouration of the skin of the leg and red or warmth skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea, vomiting:

Take the medicine with or just after a meal. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods. Contact your doctor if nausea and vomiting get worse.

Headache:

Rest and relax. Apply a pain-relieving balm to your forehead if needed. Do not consume alcohol. Contact your doctor if your headache does not improve.

Dizziness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating machinery if you feel dizzy. Avoid alcohol consumption as it aggravates dizziness. Contact your doctor if the dizziness worsens.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat small meals but take them frequently. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. Contact your doctor if the stomach pain does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use during pregnancy and if you have a history of Idiopathic jaundice during pregnancy or an itchy rash or blisters on the abdomen known as pemphigoid gestationis (rare autoimmune skin disorder in pregnancy) and SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with a history of repeated miscarriages. Contact your doctor before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

BREASTFEEDING

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Contact your doctor before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET does not affect the ability to drive or operate machinery.

KIDNEY

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Contact your doctor before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

LIVER

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Contact your doctor before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

ALLERGY

Do not use SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET if you are allergic to norethisterone, similar other hormone medicines or any other ingredients in the medicine.

LUNGS

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients who have or had a pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung) and should be used with caution in patients with asthma. Contact your doctor before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

HEART DISEASE

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with active or recent angina (chest pain) or heart attack. Contact your doctor before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

OTHERS

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you have:

  • blood disorders like porphyria
  • clotting disorders like deep vein thrombosis or a family history of the same
  • pruritis (a condition with severe generalised itching of the body)
  • undiagnosed vaginal bleeding (not a period)

Before taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET tell your doctor if you have:

  • epilepsy
  • migraine headache
  • are very overweight
  • systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • a blood clot in the veins
  • are unable to move for long periods (Ex. after an operation)
  • serious injury
  • have major surgery or are going to have an operation (particularly abdominal or orthopaedic surgery to the lower limbs)
  • blood tests (for liver function, thyroid function, and coagulation).
  • vision impairment, bulging eyes, double vision
  • depression

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

  • antiepileptic medicines (used to treat fits) (phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbitone)
  • antibiotics ex. tetracyclines, co-trimoxazole, ampicillin, oxacillin (medicines used for bacterial infections)
  • medicines used for tuberculosis (rifampicin, rifabutin)
  • antiviral medicines for treatment of HIV (ritonavir, nelfinavir, efavirenz)
  • anticancer medicines
  • aminoglutethimide (used in Cushing’s syndrome)
  • ciclosporin (immunosuppressants or medicines used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ)
  • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAID’s (medicines used for pain)
  • medicines for treating high blood pressure (amlodipine, captopril, atenolol, telmisartan)
  • st. john’s wort (medicines used to treat depression)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more of SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET, contact your doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital immediately if the symptoms worsen. The symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, breast enlargement and vaginal bleeding.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Norethisterone
Pharmacological Category :   Progestogens
Therapeutic Indication :   Menstrual disorders and breast cancer
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET below 25°C
  • Keep SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET out of sight and reach from children

FAQs ABOUT SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET

Can SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET affect the regular menstrual cycle?

SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. Rather than allowing for the natural fall in progesterone during your period, SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET keeps your progesterone levels high. This delays the shedding of your womb lining and the period.

When will my menstrual cycle start after taking SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET?

Your doctor will advise you when to take SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET and for how long. You'll usually be prescribed 3 SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET tablets a day, starting 3 to 4 days before you expect your period to begin. Your period should arrive 2 to 3 days after you stop taking the SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET.

How long will SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET take to stop bleeding?

If a period is very heavy or prolonged, your doctor may advise you to take SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET. Bleeding will usually stop within 24-48 hours of starting treatment.

What happens if I take SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET too late?

It is important to take SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET three days before your menstrual cycle. If you take SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET too late, it may delay your menstrual cycle.

Can SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET cause mood depression?

Yes, SMARTINOR CR 10MG TABLET may cause depressed mood, acne, breast tenderness, fluid retention and loss of libido. Contact your doctor if you get any of the side effects.

REFERENCES

1. K D Tripathi. Hormones and Related Drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. 7th Edition. Page 309-310.

2. Wockhardt UK Ltd. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in February 2020] [Accessed on 19th July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/1494/pil

3. Norethisterone. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [Revised in May 2020] [Accessed on 19th Jul 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2955.pdf

4. Norethisterone. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [Revised in July 2020] [Accessed on 19th Jul 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2950.pdf

5. Norethisterone. Leeford Health Care Ltd. Accessed on 19th Jul 2022] https://www.leeford.in/product/1516/rethrowel-10-cr

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count
  • Thyroid functions
  • HCG
  • Pap smear

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    NORETHISTERONE ACETATE 10MG
    Hsn Code
    30031000
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Smartinor CR 10mg Tablet 10'S

Smartinor CR 10mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Walter Bushnell Pvt Ltd

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