Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The followingare
some of the side effects that are known to be associated with Norethisterone.
Just because a side effect is stated here does not mean that all people using this medicine willexperience that or any side effect.
Patient / Applicants may experience a rise in blood pressure, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whitesof the eyes), migraine-type headaches, signs of sever hypersensitivity (anaphylaxis): e.g. swelling of the mouth, tongue, face, throat, difficulty breathing, wheezing, severe skin rash, itch, redness, if you become pregnant unusually bad headache, sever itching (pruritus), other liver problems and signs .g.abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, dark brown urine, any sudden changes in eyesight, hearing or speech, any changes in sense of smell or touch. If you are concerned with the side effects, you may talk to the pharmacist who oversees this treatment or your GP for further information before proceeding with treatment.
Drowsiness is rare with this medication, but may occur and interfere with performance ofskilled tasks e.g. driving Excess alcohol should be avoided when taking Norethisterone.