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Norgestrel

"Norgestrel" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A synthetic progestational agent with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE. This racemic or (+-)-form has about half the potency of the levo form (LEVONORGESTREL). Norgestrel is used as a contraceptive, ovulation inhibitor, and for the control of menstrual disorders and endometriosis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Norgestrel" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Norgestrel" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1997 and 2003 and 2005 and 2006 and 2007
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.