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. It is prescribed for abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea or endometriosis.
Norethisterone acetate (tablets), marketed as Norethindrone and Aygestin; prescribed for abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea or endometriosis.
The other pact offers Barr an exclusive, nontransferable option to purchase all United States assets related to Aygestin, Wyeth's progestin product.