Postinor - a drug that contains large doses of female hormones (each tablet contains 750 mg of progesterone analogue against 30 mcg levonorgestrel contained in the type of contraceptive mini-pill). But with the right application of rare it gives a minimum of side effects. Dangerous independent uncontrolled intake of this drug, which can lead to permanent disruption of the menstrual cycle and infertility.
Side effects from the female genitals
Action postinora based on the fact that large doses of progesterone or synthetic analogues inhibit fertility and introducing fertilized ova into the uterus mucosa. In the context of the natural menstrual cycle mucosa devoid of hormonal support, rejected, accompanied by menstrual bleeding. When receiving Postinor there is the same, but in a much stronger version. And as postinor allowed to take any day of the menstrual cycle
The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
Even when the mucous membrane is not yet ripe, it is "confusing" and they are the ovaries begin to produce more or less than normal amounts of hormones.
Therefore, even after a single use Postinor (two tablets 12 hours apart) ovaries need some time to recover its function. If postinor took a woman who already has some problems with the menstrual cycle (frequent intermenstrual bleeding, prolonged and heavy menstrual bleeding, painful or irregular menstruation), or a teenage girl to 16 years, the failure can be worn long (sometimes permanent ) character.
Especially dangerous is the use of Postinor women who periodically appear uterine bleeding and it is not addressed to the doctor about it. Such bleeding may be amplified and women need urgent medical attention.
But there may be and the nature of the opposite phenomenon - menstruation become rare, irregular or disappear altogether. Such features also require immediate treatment to the doctor, as may develop persistent violations of ovarian function and fertility.
Side effects may occur from the breast, they nagrubayut become painful nipple discharge can occur.
The appearance of acne in patients receiving Postinor
Progesterone has some androgenic activity (ie, stimulates the synthesis of male sex hormones). Normally of androgens in women estrogens are produced, but postinor inhibits this process. Androgens stimulate the secretion of the sebaceous glands of the skin sebum increased viscosity which is mixed with desquamated superficial skin cells and tightly seals the pores of the skin. As a result, within the sebaceous glands begin to multiply rapidly and there is an infection acne.
Such side effects when used correctly Postinor is quite rare, but if you use it often, the appearance of acne is quite real.
Other side effects that occur when receiving postinora
If taken postinor as specified in the instructions, that is disposable and very seldom, the side effects are hardly any. There may be such things as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
and headaches, but they are not an obstacle to the reception of the next tablet at intervals of 12 hours. Moreover, if within 12 hours after the first or the second tablet vomiting occurred, it is recommended to take still further third tablet.
Under the influence of frequent reception Postinor can increase (or, conversely, decrease) of body weight, as disturbed carbohydrate and fat metabolism. In addition, postinor
Postinor - used very carefully!
It is acting as a natural progesterone
Progesterone - norm and pathology
It inhibits the secretion of adrenal hormone aldosterone, which causes fluid retention and edema.
The suppression of estrogen secretion and increase the production of male sex hormones in the long-term use can cause changes in a woman's male pattern: change of body hair, body contours.
The manual says nothing about the side effects of the liver when taking Postinor. However, its reception is contraindicated in hepatic dysfunction, as part of the Postinor levonorgestrel decomposed into metabolites (metabolites) in the liver and it is in violation of its functions will accumulate in the body, causing various disturbances.
Definitely not studied the impact that can have such a high dose of hormones to the fetus and child up to a year, so postinor not be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding.