norethynodrel


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norethynodrel

 [nor″ĕ-thi´no-drel]
a progestin used in treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, and endometriosis and, in combination with an estrogen, as an oral contraceptive.

norethynodrel

/nor·ethy·no·drel/ (nor″ĕ-thi´no-drel) a progestin, used in combination with an estrogen as an oral contraceptive, to control endometriosis, for the treatment of hypermenorrhea, and to produce cyclic withdrawal bleeding.

norethynodrel

(nor″ĕ-thī′nō-drĕl)
A progestational agent used in certain birth control pills.
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The results of the present study reveal dose dependent significant decrease in the number of abnormal metaphases when norethynodrel (16 mg/ml) was treated with ascorbic acid (20, 40 and 80 mM) (Table 1).
The results in the present study clearly demonstrate that ascorbic acid is potent in reducing the genotoxic damage of norethynodrel.
It is concluded that ascorbic acid it potent enough to reduced the genotoxic damage of norethynodrel in the presence of metabolic activation and may reduce the possible risk of carcinogenesis during the steroid therapy in patients.
Food and Drug Administration approves norethindrone and norethynodrel for the treatment of menstrual disorders and for certain conditions of infertility.
1960 The Food and Drug Administration approves norethynodrel, which G.