Utovlan

What is Utovlan?

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 I stopped taking Utovlan 3 days ago (was purely to delay a period whilst on holiday and never used before) and period started yesterday and...

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It is withdrawal bleeding. It is normal.

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Utovlan (norethisterone) is a...

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Pls can I take utovlan to delay my period even though am on implanon

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Yes,you can take utovlan.

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Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
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Dear Dr, I took the pill Utovlan last month to delay my period whilst I went on holiday. When I came home I had a lighter period than normal and...

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Hi, Joanne. I have gone through your question. Taking utovlan (norethisterone) and post coital pill (levonorgestrel) in a single menstrual cycle...

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i am currently on depo provera and have bled for weeks non stop i will be going on holiday soon can i take norethisterone to stop the bleeding? And...

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hi, i have been bleeding for 7 weeks after getting the depo provera shot. the doctor has prescribed Utovlan (5mg) to take 3 times a day to help...

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I am taking utovlan to delay my period but need to take the morning after pill today. What should I do?!

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Dear Dr, I took the pill Utovlan last month to delay my period whilst I went on holiday. When I came home I had a lighter period than normal and...

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Hello, My gynaecologist prescribe Utovlan 5mg for me. Reason is, we are trying for baby number two. I had 5 miscarriage s . All test were fine and...

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Hi I am 48 years old and was prescribed utovlan approximately 2 weeks ago. Last Sunday I started itching intensely. It never dawned on me that...

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