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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Provera, (medroxyprogesterone), and Aygestin (norethindrone), are taken orally and may reduce AUB.
The Company plans to detail Aygestin directly to physicians with its women's health care sales force that currently markets Cenestin (Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, A).
If Barr exercises this option, Wyeth will assign to Barr the NDA and all other regulatory approvals and licenses related to the product and will supply Barr with finished packaged Aygestin product until manufacturing is transferred to a Barr facility.