Jolivette, generic name norethindrone belongs to a class or drugs known as contraceptive progestins. Common brand names include Aygestin, Camila, Errin, Jolivette, Nor-QD, Nora-Be, Ortho Micronor. Jolivette is a form of progesterone female hormone. Jolivette is used to prevent pregnancy in female patients. Jolivette basically works by preventing ovulation, and causes changes in the cervical mucus that prevents fertilization.