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Sysron N 5 MG Tablet

Manufactured bySystopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Description

Sysron N 5 MG Tablet is a synthetic form of progestin and has a similar action to the female hormone, progesterone. It is used to treat menstrual disorders and abnormal vaginal bleeding in women caused due to hormonal imbalances. It is also used for birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Sysron N 5 MG Tablet

  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Enlargement of breasts
  • Stomach discomfort and pain
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Acneiform eruptions
  • Facial hair growth
  • Loss of vision or blurred vision
  • Bulging of eyes
  • Migraine like headaches
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Sharp or crushing pain in chest
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Weakness in arms, hands, legs or feet
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Depressed mood

Uses of Sysron N 5 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Endometrial cancer
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Contraception
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Breast cancer
  • Endometriosis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken for this medicine to show it's effect is subject to vary from one person to another. It also varies based on the intended use and levels of other sex hormones in the body.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to vary based on the intended use and quantity consumed.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Norethisterone, any other progestin analog, or other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Severe liver disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment or liver tumors due to the risk of adverse effects.

Abnormal vaginal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have an abnormal bleeding episode that has not been diagnosed by a doctor. Report any menstrual irregularities to the doctor immediately.

Breast or genital organs cancer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with breast cancer or suspected breast cancer. Patients with a family history of breast cancer should be monitored closely during treatment with this medicine. It is also not recommended for use if you have or are suspected of having hormone-related cancer of the uterus or other sex organs.

Heart and blood vessel disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an active or historic instance of stroke or heart attack. It should not be used by patients having an active or historic blood clotting disorder.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Vision abnormalities

The use of this medicine may cause blurring of vision and other effects on the eye like proptosis, diplopia, etc. Patients should be carefully examined to confirm if they can safely use this medicine. Any side effects like blurred vision, excessive drying of eyes should be reported to the doctor. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Blood clotting disorder

The use of this medicine may cause the formation of a blood clot in the artery or a deep vein (thromboembolism) resulting in severe to fatal adverse effects. The use of this medicine should be stopped if any such condition is confirmed.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes due to the risk of worsening the patient's condition. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while receiving the medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Irregular menstrual bleeding

The use of this medicine may cause irregularities in the menstrual cycle. Suitable tests should be performed to rule out other caused if an episode or irregular bleeding occurs while using this medicine.

Surgery

The use of this medicine should be stopped at least 4 weeks before a planned surgery or prolonged immobilization.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use prior to menarche (beginning of the menstrual cycle in girls).

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Other diseases

Report the incidence of any disease of the heart and blood vessels, thyroid glands, liver, kidneys, etc. to the doctor. You may require taking certain tests to determine the safe and effective use of this medicine in such cases.

Smoking

The risks of adverse effects are significantly high if you smoke cigarettes. It is advised to inform your doctor about your smoking habits before receiving this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped. It is recommended to use additional means of contraception if you have missed a scheduled dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, vaginal bleeding etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
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Insulin

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Griseofulvin

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Disease interactions

Hepatic neoplasms

The use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with liver tumors or severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Depression

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of depression or active depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's symptoms. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Fluid Retention and edema

This medicine should be administered cautiously in patients with fluid overload or edema due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Retinal thrombosis

Use of this medicine may sometimes cause side effects such as loss of vision, blurred vision, or retinal vascular lesions. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of vision problems or active vision problems. Any vision problems should be reported to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Thromboembolism

Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients having a clotting disorder, cerebrovascular disease, or active thrombophlebitis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Hyperlipidemia

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with hyperlipidemia (increased fat levels in the blood) due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of lipid levels is necessary while receiving the medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Thyroid function test

Report the use of this medicine if a thyroid function test is advised. This medicine may interfere with the test results.
Take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. It is recommended to use additional means of contraception to prevent any unwanted pregnancies while taking this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by having a progesterone-like effect in the body and causing changes in the uterus and inhibiting ovulation. It also induces changes in the hormonal levels contributing to the prevention of pregnancy.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Contraceptives, Progestins

Schedule

Schedule H

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