What is Noristerat?
Noristerat is a progestogen, which is a female sex hormone similar to the progesterone hormone made naturally by your ovaries.
How does Noristerat work?
Noristerat works mainly by stopping ovulation (the release of an egg from the ovary). It also changes the lining of your womb (uterus) to make it less likely that an egg would attach to it, even if an egg were to fertilise.
Can Noristerat cause problems?
The unwanted effects with Noristerat often improve as the body adjusts to the new medicine, but speak with the doctor or pharmacist if any of the following continue or become troublesome.
Who should use Noristerat?
Noristerat is meant to be a short-term method of contraception. It is mainly used by women: whose partners are having a vasectomy and who are being immunized against rubella.
What are the side effects while using Noristerat?
Spotting or breakthrough bleeding, delayed period, irregular or heavier bleeding, weight gain, headaches, and dizziness and/or nausea like side effects are likely to occur on consumption of Noristerat.