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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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A 33-year-old member asked:

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.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What are the uses of norethindrone?

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Dr. Ben Gocial
Fertility Medicine 43 years experience
It's about control: Norethindrone is a potent well tolerated progestin. It's most often used to control abnormal heavy bleeding but is also indicated for treatment of endometriosis. Like provera, (medroxyprogesterone) it can also be used to bring on a period.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about norethindrone?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Norethindrone: It's a synthetic progestin sold by prescription in the US, commonly given to either start - or sometimes delay - a woman's menstrual period.

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