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Noun1.Norlestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
norethandrolone, norethindrone, norethindrone acetate, Norlutin - a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis
estradiol, oestradiol - the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer
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In residency, we commonly treated this condition with Norlestrin (norethindrone acetate 2.5 mg, with ethinyl estradiol 50 mg) 2 or 3 times daily as an outpatient alternative to intravenous estrogen, but noncompliance was high due to nausea.