norethindrone acetate

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Synonyms for norethindrone acetate

a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis

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brand gross sales for Diamox Sequels, Zebeta, Ziac and Aygestin totaled approximately $10 million.
Contributing to this increase were sales of Norethindrone Acetate, the generic equivalent of the hormonal agent Aygestin that was launched in June 2001, and revenues recognized from the spring launch of Barr's proprietary Trexall(TM) product, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Eight new generic products were launched during the year, including Aygestin, a hormonal agent that was launched at the close of the year.