norethindrone acetate
[USP] the acetate salt of norethindrone, used in the treatment of secondary amenorrhea, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and endometriosis, administered orally; also used in combination with an estrogen component as an oral contraceptive.

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  • Norethindrone acetate — Chembox new ImageFile = Norethisterone acetate.svg ImageSize = IUPACName = OtherNames = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 38673 38 0 PubChem = 63021 SMILES = MeSHName = norethindrone+acetate Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = C22H28O3… …   Wikipedia

  • norethindrone acetate — noun a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis • Syn: ↑norethindrone, ↑norethandrolone, ↑Norlutin • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Norlutin) …   Useful english dictionary

  • norethindrone — noun a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis • Syn: ↑norethindrone acetate, ↑norethandrolone, ↑Norlutin • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Norlutin) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Norethisterone acetate — Systematic (IUPAC) name (17α) 17 ethynyl 3 oxoestr 4 en 17 yl acetate Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

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  • Progestin — Co inventor Luis E. Miramontes s signed laboratory notebook. October 15, 1951 A progestin is a synthetic[1] progestogen that has progestinic effects similar to progesterone. [2] …   Wikipedia

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