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Norethindrone MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Norethindrone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.668.651.693.651
Unique ID
D009640
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009640
Scope Note
A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE but functioning as a more potent inhibitor of ovulation. It has weak estrogenic and androgenic properties. The hormone has been used in treating amenorrhea, functional uterine bleeding, endometriosis, and for CONTRACEPTION.
Entry Term(s)
19-Norpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 17-hydroxy-, (17alpha)-
Conceplan
Ethinylnortestosterone
Micronor
Monogest
Nor-QD
Norcolut
Norcolute
Norethindrone, (1 beta)-Isomer
Norethisterone
Norlutin
Norpregneninolone
Pharm Action
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Related Numbers
38673-36-8
56525-17-8
68-22-4
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Norethindrone Preferred
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