AygestinActive Ingredient(s): Norethindrone
FDA Approved: * April 21, 1982
Pharm Company: * DURAMED PHARMS BARR
Category: Women's Health / Fertility
Norethisterone, also known as norethindrone and sold under many brand names, is a progestin medication used in birth control pills, menopausal hormone therapy, and for the treatment of gynecological disorders. The medication is available in both low-dose and high-dose formulations and both alone and in combination with an estrogen. It is used by mouth or, as norethisterone enanthate, by injection into muscle.[... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.