Norethindrone



General

Pronunciation

(nor ETH in drone)

Brand Names: U.S.

  • Aygestin
  • Camila
  • Deblitane
  • Errin
  • Heather
  • Jencycla
  • Jolivette
  • Lyza
  • Nor-QD [DSC]
  • Nora-BE
  • Norlyda
  • Norlyroc
  • Ortho Micronor
  • Sharobel

Indications

Use: Labeled Indications

Abnormal uterine bleeding (norethindrone acetate): Treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding due to hormonal imbalance in absence of organic pathology, such as submucous fibroids or uterine cancer

Amenorrhea, secondary(norethindrone acetate): Treatment of secondary amenorrhea

Contraception (norethindrone): Prevention of pregnancy

Endometriosis (norethindrone acetate): Treatment of endometriosis

Limitations of use:

Norethindrone is not indicated for emergency contraception.

Norethindrone acetate is not indicated for use with estrogen therapy in postmenopausal women for endometrial protection.

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