Aygestin

Active Ingredient(s): Norethindrone
FDA Approved: * April 21, 1982
Pharm Company: * DURAMED PHARMS BARR
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Aygestin Overview

Norethisterone (NET), also known as norethindrone, is a medication that is used in combination with estrogen or alone in hormonal contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy, and in the treatment of gynecological disorders. It is a synthetic progestogen (or a progestin) of the 19-nortestosterone group and has similar effects to those of natural progesterone, including suppression of gonadotropins, ovulation inhibition, and endometrial transformation.[4][5] In addition to its progestogenic act...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norethindrone

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Norethindrone
  • Tablet: 0.35mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Aygestin: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 51285-424 Aygestin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Women's Health, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Norethindrone or a similar ingredient: (102 results)





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