Lynestrenol

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03AC02,G03DC03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000052-76-6

Chemical Formula

C20-H28-O

Molecular Weight

284

Therapeutic Categories

Hormonal contraceptive for systemic use

Progestin

Chemical Name

19-Norpregn-4-en-20-yn-17-ol, (17α)-

Foreign Names

  • Lynestrenolum (Latin)
  • Lynestrenol (German)
  • Lynestrénol (French)
  • Linestrenol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Linestrenolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Lynestrenol (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Lynestrénol (OS: DCF)
  • Lynoestrenol (IS)
  • Lynestrenol (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lynestrénol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Lynestrenolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Amber
    Pond's Chemicals, Philippines
  • Anacyclin (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    Novartis Ophthalmics, Brazil
  • Anovulatorios L.CH. (Lynestrenol and Mestranol)
    Chile, Chile
  • Daphne
    Pond's Chemicals, Philippines
  • Endometril
    Organon, Indonesia
  • Exlutena
    MSD, Sweden
  • Exluton
    Organon, Bahrain; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Indonesia; Organon, Mexico; Organon, Oman; Organon, Peru; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Romania; Organon, Thailand; Organon, Venezuela; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Chile
  • Linosun
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Silesia, Chile
  • Lo-Lyndiol (Lynestrenol and Mestranol)
    Organon, Japan
  • Ministat (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, Netherlands
  • Normalac
    Gynopharm, Chile; Vivax, Venezuela
  • Orgametril
    MSD, Sweden; Organon, Austria; Organon, Belgium; Organon, Bulgaria; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Denmark; Organon, Spain; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Oman; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Slovenia; Schering-Plough, Finland; Schering-Plough, Turkey; Schering-Plough, Taiwan
  • Regumen (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Restovar (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD, Sweden

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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