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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories



Hormonal contraceptive for systemic use

Chemical Name

Pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione, 6-chloro-17-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Chlormadinonum (Latin)
  • Chlormadinon (German)
  • Chlormadinone (French)
  • Clormadinona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Chlormadinone (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Clormadinone (OS: DCIT)
  • Chlormadinone (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Chlormadinone Acetate (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • ICI 39575 (IS)
  • NSC 92338 (IS)
  • RS 1280 (IS)
  • STG 155 (IS)
  • Chlormadinone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Chlormadinone Acetate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Aixa [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Medley, Brazil
  • Angiletta [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Actavis, Slovakia
  • Belara [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Formenti, Italy; Gedeon Richter, Serbia; Gedeon Richter, Tunisia; Grünenthal, Lebanon; Grünenthal, Mexico; Grünenthal, Peru
  • Belarina [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Grunenthal, Brazil
  • Bellissima 21+7 [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Clormetin [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Ladee Pharma, Latvia
  • Estal [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Mibe Pharmaceuticals, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Jeniasta [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Actavis, Portugal
  • Serenata [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Adella [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Angiletta [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Actavis Group, Poland
  • Angiletta 0,03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Actavis Group, Austria
  • Anifertil N [veterinary use]
    aniMedica, Germany
  • Balanca 0,03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Austria
  • Balianca [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Spain
  • Beatrice 0,03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Belara [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Bulgaria; Gedeon Richter, Czech Republic; Gedeon Richter, Spain; Gedeon Richter, France; Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Croatia (Hrvatska); Gedeon Richter, Israel; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Poland; Gedeon Richter, Romania; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation; Gedeon Richter, Slovakia; Gedeon Richter, Thailand; Grunenthal, Brazil; Grünenthal, Colombia; Grünenthal, Costa Rica; Grünenthal, Dominican Republic; Grünenthal, Ecuador; Grünenthal, Guatemala; Grünenthal, Honduras; Grünenthal, Nicaragua; Grünenthal, Oman; Grünenthal, Panama; Grünenthal, El Salvador; Grünenthal, Venezuela; Grünenthal Chilena, Chile; Limedika, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Belara 0,03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Austria; Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Belara 21+7 [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Belaracontinu [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, France
  • Belare [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Grünenthal, Peru
  • Belarina [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter Schweiz, Switzerland; Grünenthal, Colombia; Grünenthal, Guatemala; Grünenthal, Honduras; Grünenthal, Nicaragua; Grünenthal, Panama; Grünenthal, Peru; Grünenthal, El Salvador
  • Belissa [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    STADA, Slovakia
  • Bellina [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter Benelux, Belgium
  • Bellina 0.03mg/2mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Luxembourg
  • Bellissima [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Bellissima 0.03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Meda Pharm, Austria
  • Bilinda 0,03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gynial, Austria
  • Bilmon - 1 A Pharma [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Bonissa [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Stada, Czech Republic
  • Bonita AL [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Aliud Pharma, Germany
  • Chariva [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Thailand
  • Chariva 0,03mg/2mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Chariva 21+7 [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Chlormadinon 2mg fem JENAPHARM
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Chlormadinone Acetate
    Kobayashi Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Yoshindo, Japan
  • Chlormadinone Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Chlormadinone Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Chlormadinone Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Clarissa [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    ITF, Portugal
  • Clormetin [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Exeltis Baltics, Estonia; WH-Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Delia 2 mg/0,03 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Kwizda Pharma, Austria
  • Efumin
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Elynor [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Brill Pharma, Spain
  • Enriqa [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Etinilestradiol/Acetato de Clormadinona Madaus [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Madaus, Spain
  • Etinilestradiol/Clormadinona Cinfa [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Cinfa, Spain
  • Etinilestradiol/Clormadinona Stada [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    STADA, Spain
  • Evafem [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Grünenthal Chilena, Chile
  • Flaya [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Heaton, Czech Republic
  • Gerti Gynial 2mg/30mcg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gynial, Switzerland
  • Gynorelle [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Abbott, Colombia; Gynopharm, Chile; Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Helen [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Mithra, Belgium
  • Helen-0.03mg/2mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Mithra, Luxembourg
  • Labous [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Elpen, Greece
  • Ladonna [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Libeli [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon, Portugal
  • Lilia [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Lisette [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Lutedion [+ Mestranol]
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Luteran
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Lutoral
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Lybella [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter Italia, Italy
  • Madinance [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    acis Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Madinette [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Dermapharm, Switzerland; Sun-Farm, Poland
  • Madinette 0,03 mg/2 mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Dermapharm, Austria
  • Madinette 30 [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    mibe, Germany
  • Minette [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany
  • Mona HEXAL [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Hexal, Germany
  • Neo-Eunomin [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Neogyn [+ Ehinylestradiol]
    Labatec Pharma, Switzerland
  • Pink Luna [+ Ehinylestradiol]
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Prostal
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Prostal L
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Prostal-L
    Dong-A, South Korea
  • Prostat
    Nippon Shinyaku, Japan
  • Ronsteron
    Nisshin Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Sakiodil
    Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan
  • Sara [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Secuentex [+ Mestranol]
    Pfizer, Mexico
  • Solera 2mg/0,03mg [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Hormosan Pharma, Germany
  • Synchrosyn 10 mg für Rinder [veterinary use]
    Alvetra u. Werfft, Austria
  • Tyarena [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Verana-ratiopharm [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    ratiopharm, Germany


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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