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Regestrone 5mg Tablet

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Norethisterone(5.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Regesterone 5mg tablet is a hormonal medicine containing norethisterone as an active ingredient. Regesterone 5mg tablet is used for the treatment of menstrual & gynaecological disorders due to an imba...
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Uses of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Abnormal uterine bleeding. Premenstrual syndrome. Endometriosis. Heavy menstrual bleeding. Postponement of menstruation.

Contraindications of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to norethisterone or any of the ingredients of Regesterone 5mg tablet.
  • If you have a history of jaundice or skin allergies such as pruritus during pregnancy.
  • If you have disorders of lipid metabolism or abnormal cholesterol levels.
  • If you often experience vaginal bleeding and it is not being diagnosed yet.
  • If you have a history of breast or vaginal cancer.
  • If you have active or have a history of liver-related diseases such as jaundice.
  • If you have a history of heart disorder like chest pain(angina), heart attack or stroke.
  • If you have blood clotting disorder such as thrombophlebitis and thromboembolism.

Side effects of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

  • Rashes
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling low
  • Irregular menses
  • Spotting
  • Breast discomforts
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Change in weight

Precautions and Warnings of Regestrone 5mg Tablet



Can I take Regestrone 5mg Tablet during pregnancy?
Regestrone 5mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy. In case you become pregnant during the treatment, discontinue immediately and consult the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Regestrone 5mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Generally, it does not affect the quality of milk and does not cause harm to the breastfed baby. However, it is advised to use the medicine under a doctor's supervision.


Can I drive if I have consumed Regestrone 5mg Tablet?
The medicine does not affect your ability to drive or use machinery. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness, avoid driving or using machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Regestrone 5mg Tablet?
Although, there is no known interaction with alcohol along with the medicine. It is important to consult the physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience migraine, headaches, mood changes or feel low.
  • You experience sudden vision impairment, inform the doctor immediately.
  • You are elderly or have a habit of smoking and high cholesterol.
  • You have heart disease, a disease related to blood vessels or high blood pressure.
  • You have a history of gallstones, liver disease, kidney disease, impaired sugar tolerance or asthma.
  • You are going to have surgery, the doctor should discontinue the medicine at least four weeks before to avoid unwanted risks.
  • You must be kept under observation during the treatment to check the possibility of the formation of a clot in blood vessels.
  • You suffer from muscle twitch (tetany) or diabetes.
  • You have a history of porphyria (a rare inherited blood disease) and otosclerosis (an inherited form of deafness that sometimes gets worse during pregnancy).
  • You have a history of varicose veins (enlarged veins and most commonly appearing in the legs and feet).
  • You have a history of a disease in which the immune system eats away the protective covering of nerves (multiple sclerosis).

Mode of Action of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Progesterone in this medicine acts similarly to the naturally present progesterone that works in normal conditions and helps in regulating the normal functions of the uterus.

Directions for Use of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

  • You should preferably take this medicine every day at the same time
  • Do not change your dose or stop taking it without consulting your doctor

Interactions of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines may affect the way the Regesterone 5mg tablet works or the medicine itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, immunomodulatory ...
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  • Regesterone 5mg tablet may not be taken along with medicines containing steroids such as prednisone, prednisolone and cloprednol as there may be serious interactions.

Storage and disposal of Regestrone 5mg Tablet

  • Store this medicine below 25°C
  • Store it in original packing to protect it from light and moisture
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets

Dosage of Regestrone 5mg Tablet


Overdose of Regesterone 5mg tablets may cause nausea, vomiting, breast enlargement, and vaginal bleeding, etc. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I use the Regesterone 5mg tablet to postpone my period?

A: Yes, this medicine can be used to postpone periods. However, it should only be used for such conditions under medical supervision.

Q: Can Regesterone 5mg tablet be used as a contraceptive?

A: No, Regesterone 5mg tablet may not be used as contraceptive medicine. Seek a doctor's advice for proper contraceptive medicine.

Q: How does Regesterone 5mg tablet work?

A: Regesterone 5mg tablet contains progesterone that is a human-made form of a natural female sex hormone. Works in a similar way to the natural hormone progesterone act and helps in maintaining the optimal functions of the uterus.

Q: Can Regesterone 5mg tablet cause weight loss?

A: You may experience variations in weight after taking Regesterone 5mg tablet. However, it depends on the physiological condition of an individual and varies among individuals.

Q: Can I take Regesterone 5mg tablet twice a day?

A: You should take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor and for the prescribed duration. Avoid increasing or decreasing the dose of the medicine on your own.

Q: Can Regesterone 5mg tablet cause miscarriage?

A: Regesterone 5mg tablet may not be used during pregnancy and discontinued if pregnancy is detected. The incidence of miscarriage upon the use of the medicine is not known. Consult the doctor for more information.

Q: When to take Regesterone 5mg tablet - before a meal or after a meal?

A: Regesterone 5mg tablet may be taken before or after a meal. It is advisable to take the medicine at the same time every day.

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ContainsNorethisterone(5.0 Mg)
UsesGynecological and menstrual disorders
Side effectsHeadache, stomach upset, changes in mood
Last Updated on: 24 Aug 2021 | 04:00 PM (IST)
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