Norlutin

What is Norlutin?

Norethisterone (or norethindrone) (or 19-nor-17α-ethynyltestosterone) is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills and is also available as a stand-alone drug. It is a progestogen and can be used to treat premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, abnormal heavy bleeding, irregular periods, menopausal syndrome (in combination with oestrogen), or to postpone a period. It is also commonly used to help prevent uterine hemorrhage in complicated non-surgical or pre-surgical gynecologic cases and in treating non responsive cyclical mastalgia. Norethindrone was the first orally highly active progestin to be synthesized. It was synthesized for the first time by chemists Luis Miramontes, Carl Djerassi, and George Rosenkranz at Syntex in Mexico City in 1951. It was the progestin used in one of the first three oral contraceptives. Its related ester, norethisterone acetate, is used for the same indications.

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hi, need your advise, im taking pill but i stopped it last month,supposed to be i should take the pill on the month May. i'd undergo home pregnancy...

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Hello,
As per you history you were on the contraceptive tab till April. Your LMP was April. You have not taken the tab, had unprotected sex, missed...

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hi, need your advise, im taking pill but i stopped it last month,supposed to be i should take the pill on the month May. i'd undergo home pregnancy...

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