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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of norethindrone acetate Oral.

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Condition: Endometriosis
8/20/2013 7:47:09 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about 3 months now after having surgery for endometriosis. Personally, I love it. I take it every night before I go to bed, and the only side effect I've encountered was occasional night sweats. However I did forget to take it for one night during my first month and was subjected to a sudden heavy flow and was passing large clots for about a day. Besides ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
11/24/2010 5:55:53 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Took about 4 months to work with my body but cramping is gone completely. Some weight gain, some dizziness and occasional nausea. Slight swelling in fingers every so often. None of these symptoms are enough to make me want to quit taking the med.

Condition: Endometriosis
9/27/2010 1:19:11 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have endometriosis and the only relief I have found is the Lupron Depot shot. This pill was also prescribed as add back therapy for it. The Lupron Depot sent me into a menopausal state (hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings). I found that combined with the norethindrone acetate (Aygestin), those symptoms went away. I could clearly tell when I missed a pill. I've been dealing with endometrio ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
11/18/2009 11:50:14 PM

Reviewer: fterry1982, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i took this med as an add on for the shot for endometriosis and it gave me tremendous headaches, severe, severe mood swings, and horrible nightsweats! i do not recommend this medicine for anyone. if you are taking it get off it now and try something else. your life will be much better!!

Condition: Endometriosis
10/13/2009 10:36:59 PM

Reviewer: lovinahall, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was fine when i started talking this medication but about a week later i started bleeding and it didnt stop for almost 3 weeks. i told the dr and she said that was normal with the medicine. but when i stopped it the bleeding stopped immediately.. i will not try this drug again. i have had endometriosis for 8 years and i know its suppose to help with that but i would rather not take it..

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