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Norethindrone



General

Pronunciation

(nor ETH in drone)

Brand Names: U.S.

  • Aygestin
  • Camila
  • Deblitane
  • Errin
  • Heather
  • Incassia
  • Jencycla
  • Jolivette [DSC]
  • Lyleq
  • Lyza
  • Nora-BE
  • Norlyda
  • Norlyroc
  • Ortho Micronor [DSC]
  • Sharobel
  • Tulana

Indications

Use: Labeled Indications

Abnormal uterine bleeding (norethindrone acetate [NETA]): 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 [NETA]): Treatment of secondary amenorrhea.

Contraception (norethindrone [NET]): For the prevention of pregnancy.

Limitations of use: For use in patients who may become pregnant; not for use prior to menarche or post menopause. Norethindrone (NET) is not indicated for emergency contraception.

Endometriosis (norethindrone acetate [NETA]): Treatment of endometriosis.

Limitations of use:

Norethindrone acetate (NETA) is not indicated for use with estrogen therapy in postmenopausal patients for endometrial protection.

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