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Taking regestrone, have drowsiness, giddiness, vomiting, weakness. Side effect?

hello doc, plz help me regarding regestrone 5mg, m taking this from 17-dec-2012, 3 times a day, and from last 3 days 2 times daily, my problem is im feeling sleepy, my nervous system is like not so active 24*7 giddiness, feeling like vomiting , weakness.Please help me is it a side effects of medicine, because now im fedup
Asked On : Tue, 29 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi, thanks for your query, yes it could be a side effect of the drug as its hormone based, so there is effect on the mental status most of the time it is mental depression but other diagnosis have to be ruled out like anemia, vertigo, nervous disorders you need to see your gynecologist and get a check up done and also be done blood tests
hope i have helped you to answer your query.
Answered: Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Nupur K's  Response

Welcome to the forum. You have written nothing about your past symptoms/ menstrual history or illness. However I will try to help you. You are suffering from the side effects of Regestrone. Take balanced home made food rich in iron, calcium/minerals, oxidants, fiber. Regular exercise and adequate sleep will help you recover well.

You can take some energy drinks or vitamin supplements for a week or 10 days to feel better.

Regestrone is a Norethisterone. It produces side effects like nausea, vomiting, breathlessness, mood changes, loss of libido, etc. You can take any other substitute for it that suits you better ( if you are taking it for your menstrual disorders ).

If you are using it for contraception, you can stop taking it and use barrier method for contraception like condoms, other hormonal pills, Cu-T or permanent sterilization. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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