What is norethisterone?

Norethisterone. Norethisterone is a synthetic progestin. It mimics the pharmacologic action of the post-ovulation hormone progesterone. It is usually prescribed as a progestin only birth control pill. It is also present in many other regular birth control pills. It can be used in treating excessive uterine bleeding, etc.

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What is Norethisterone and can I use it for heavy long periods caused from my copper iud?

Progestin. It is a progestin, which is similar to the Progesterone you produce after ovulation. It keeps the lining from growing, and can actually significantly thin it, reducing bleeding. It may help with your heavy periods. Read more...