norethindrone acetate


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norethindrone acetate (nôreth´indrōn´ as´ətāt),

n brand names: Aygestin, Micronor, Norlutate, Norlutin, Nor-QD;
drug class: progesterone derivative;
action: inhibits secretion of pituitary gonadotropins, which prevents follicular maturation, ovulation;
uses: abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, endometriosis, contraceptive.
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Mark Laufer, chief of gynecology at Children's, reported on 129 adolescents with surgically diagnosed endometriosis treated with norethindrone acetate from 1992 to 2010 by one gynecologist at a single children's hospital.
I've always used norethindrone acetate as the one stopgap that could stop women from bleeding," but it didn't work in these cases, Dr.
Use of norethindrone acetate alone for postopera tive suppression of endometriosis symptoms.
Efficacy of continuous sequential transdermal estradiol and norethindrone acetate in relieving vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause.
The agreement also would settle litigation between the two companies over Galen's femhrt hormone therapy and Estrostep oral contraceptives (both containing norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol).
Treatment of symptomatic rectovaginal endometriosis with an estrogen-progestogen combination versus low-dose norethindrone acetate.
Various hormonal regimens were used in these studies, including conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) alone, CEE plus medroxyprogesterone acetate, CEE with trimegestone, estradiol-17[beta] with trimegestone, and estradiol-17[beta] with norethindrone acetate.
Various hormonal regimens were used in these four studies, including conjugated equine estrogen (CEE), CEE plus medroxy-progesterone acetate, CEE with trimegestone, estradiol-17[beta] with trimegestone, and estradiol-17[beta] with norethindrone acetate.
Pharmaceutical company Mylan (NasdaqGS:MYL) revealed on Wednesday the introduction of its Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 1 mg/0.
As my coauthors and I pointed out in our article, postoperative suppression with norethindrone acetate, continuous hormonal contraception, or a levonorgestrel intrauterine device is an essential component of long-term management of endometriosis.
Another study comparing Mirena with norethindrone acetate showed that Mirena was significantly more effective in reducing bleeding.