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Prometrium vs Norethindrone Acetate for a female patient aged 53

Summary: 1,631 female patients aged 53 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Prometrium vs Norethindrone Acetate for a female aged 53. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Prometrium (latest outcomes from 3,632 users) has active ingredients of progesterone. It is often used in menopause.

Norethindrone acetate (latest outcomes from 220 users) has active ingredients of norethindrone acetate. It is often used in bleeding.

On Apr, 25, 2015: 1,631 female patients aged 47 who take the same drugs are studied in Prometrium vs Norethindrone Acetate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female47Bleeding between periods

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Prometrium progesteroneUnimed Pharms
Norethindrone Acetate norethindrone acetateBarr

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 47 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Prometrium (Unimed Pharms)Norethindrone Acetate (Barr)
NauseaBreast Cancer
FatigueDrug Ineffective
Breast CancerPain In Extremity
AnxietyOedema Peripheral
PruritusChest Pain
Weight IncreasedAnxiety
ArthralgiaNausea
DyspnoeaDepression
AstheniaFatigue
HeadacheInsomnia

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Prometrium (Unimed Pharms)Norethindrone Acetate (Barr)
Breast CancerBreast Cancer
Breast Cancer FemaleMyocardial Infarction
Basal Cell CarcinomaBreast Cancer Female
ArthritisOestrogen Receptor Assay Positive
ArthralgiaMeniscus Lesion
Biopsy Breast AbnormalProgesterone Receptor Assay Positive
FatigueSoft Tissue Disorder
Oestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveOvarian Cancer
HaemorrhoidsRetinopathy Proliferative
Herpes ZosterRetinal Detachment

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prometrium6.41%16.67%43.59%29.49%3.85%
Norethindrone Acetate9.09%9.09%63.64%18.18%0.00%

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On eHealthMe, Prometrium (progesterone) is often used to treat menopause. Norethindrone Acetate (norethindrone acetate) is often used to treat bleeding. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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