norethindrone acetate

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Noun1.norethindrone acetate - a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis
Loestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Micronor - trade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone
Modicon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Norinyl - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
Norlestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Nor-Q-D - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone
Ovocon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
progestin, progestogen - any of a group of steroid hormones that have the effect of progesterone
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Norethisterone acetate (tablets); marketed as Nor--Q-D and Aygestin.
The other pact offers Barr an exclusive, nontransferable option to purchase all United States assets related to Aygestin, Wyeth's progestin product.
Provera, (medroxyprogesterone), and Aygestin (norethindrone), are taken orally and may reduce AUB.