Aygestin (norethindrone) is a synthetic oral progestin. It is used for contraception or to treat such conditions as secondary amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, and endometriosis. As an oral contraceptive, norethindrone is available as either a single agent or in combination with an estrogen.
Generic Aygestin may also be marketed as: Norethindrone, Norethisterone
*Aygestin® is manufactured by Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.