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What is aygestin (norethindrone)?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Brand name: Aygestin (norethindrone) (r) is a brand name for a synthetic progestin, Norethindrone acetate. It is often prescribed for help with frequent heavy bleeding, when believed due to irregular ovulation. There are other appropriate uses as well.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Norethindrone !: Norethindrone acetate. This medication is a hormone called progestin. It is used to regulate the menstrual cycle and treat unusual absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) and endometriosis. Progestins help other hormones start and stop the menstrual cycle. Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than that which i mentioned.

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What is norethindrone?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
A type of progestero: Progesterone, it is used in many bc pills along with the estrogen or by itself to treat other problems.

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