synthetic progestin used in oral contraceptives

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... NORGESTREL (Ovrette®) is a birth-control pill (to prevent an unwanted pregnancy). Norgestrel acts like the natural hormone progesterone. Natural progesterone is essential to normal functioning of the womb and reproductive system. Generic norgestrel tablets are not yet available. ...
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A progestin is a synthetic progestagen. These particular synthetic hormones ...
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