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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

Progestin

Hormonal contraceptive for systemic use

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, JAN)
  • Lynestrénol (OS: DCF)
  • Lynoestrenol (IS)
  • Lynestrenol (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lynestrénol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lynestrenolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Anacyclin (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    Novartis, Brazil
  • Anovulatorios L.CH. (Lynestrenol and Mestranol)
    Chile, Chile
  • Daphne
    Pond's Chemicals, Philippines
  • Endometril
    Schering-Plough, Indonesia
  • Exlutena
    MSD, Sweden
  • Exluton
    MSD, Peru; MSD, Thailand; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Venezuela; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Chile; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia
  • Linosun
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Silesia, Chile
  • Ministat (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, Netherlands
  • Normalac
    Gynopharm, Chile
  • Orgametril
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; MSD, Finland; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; N.V. Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Austria; Organon, Bulgaria; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Spain; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Oman; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Slovenia; Schering-Plough, Taiwan
  • Regumen (Lynestrenol and Ethinylestradiol)
    Renata, Bangladesh

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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