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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


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Chemical Names


17-Hydroxy-3-oxo-19-nor-17α-pregn-4,9-dien-21-carbonitrile (IUPAC)

17-Hydroxy-3-oxo-19-nor-17α-pregna-4,9-diene-21-nitrile (WHO)





19-Norpregna-4,9-diene-21-nitrile, 17-hydroxy-3-oxo-, (17α)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Dienogestum (Latin)
  • Dienogest (German)
  • Diénogest (French)
  • Dienogest (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dienogest (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • Diénogest (OS: DCF)
  • Dienogestril (IS)
  • Endometrion (IS: Schering)
  • Genogest (IS)
  • M 18575 (IS)
  • MJR-35 (IS)
  • SH-660 (IS)
  • STS 557 (IS)
  • ZK 37659 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Ammily (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Orivas, Estonia
  • Aristelle
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Climodien (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Climodiène (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer Santé, France
  • Convadien (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg
  • Dienille (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    LadeePharma, Bulgaria; LadeePharma, Slovenia; Leon Farma, Lithuania; Leon Farma, Latvia
  • Dienopil (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Dinagest
    Mochida, Japan
  • Florence (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Gianda (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Grünenthal, Colombia
  • Gianda (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Grünenthal, Chile
  • Jeanine (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Poland; Jenapharm, Czech Republic; Jenapharm, Georgia; Jenapharm, Lithuania; Jenapharm, Latvia; Jenapharm, Romania; Jenapharm, Serbia; Jenapharm, Russian Federation; Schering, Estonia
  • Klaira (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Italy
  • Klimodien (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Romania; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Schering, Slovakia
  • lafamme (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Maxim (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Mayra (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Rottapharm/Madaus, Germany
  • Mevaren (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Juste, Spain
  • Motion ratiopharm (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    ratiopharm, Austria
  • Natazia (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer, United States
  • Qlaira (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Iceland; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, Romania; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovenia; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer AB, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering Pharma, Finland; Bayer Schering Pharma, Latvia; Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Tinelle (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Silesia, Chile
  • Valerix (Dienogest and Estradiol)
    Silesia, Chile
  • Valette (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Schering, Australia; Jenapharm, Germany; Schering-Plough, Portugal
  • Velafee (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Velvian, Germany
  • Visabelle
    Bayer, Malta
  • Visanne
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Bulgaria; Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovenia; Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Visannette
    Bayer, Estonia
  • Zenadea (Dienogest and Ethinylestradiol)
    Zentiva, Estonia

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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