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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



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

Brand Names

  • Angiletta (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Slovakia
  • Belara (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter Italia, Italy; Grünenthal, Lebanon; Grünenthal, Mexico; Grünenthal, Peru; Grünenthal, Tunisia
  • Bellissima 21+7 (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Rottapharm/Madaus, Germany
  • Claranette-Ratiopharm (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ratiopharm, Hungary
  • Clormadinone Etinilestradiolo Helm Pharmaceuticals (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan, Italy
  • Clormetin (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ladee Pharma, Latvia
  • Estal (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Farmal, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Jeniasta (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Portugal
  • Serenata (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Adella (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Angiletta (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis Group, Austria; Actavis Group, Poland
  • Anifertil (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Germany
  • Balanca (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Austria; Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Balianca (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Spain
  • Beatrice (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Belara (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Abbott, Thailand; Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Austria; Gedeon Richter, Czech Republic; Gedeon Richter, Germany; Gedeon Richter, Spain; Gedeon Richter, France; Gedeon Richter, Croatia (Hrvatska); Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Israel; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Poland; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation; Gedeon Richter, Slovenia; Gedeon Richter, Slovakia; Grünenthal, Colombia; Grünenthal, Costa Rica; Grünenthal, Dominican Republic; Grünenthal, Ecuador; Grünenthal, Guatemala; Grünenthal, Honduras; Grünenthal, Nicaragua; Grünenthal, Oman; Grünenthal, Panama; Grünenthal, Romania; Grünenthal, El Salvador; Grünenthal, Venezuela; Grünenthal Chilena, Chile; Janssen, Brazil; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Gedeon Richter Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Belara Bcnfarma (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bcnfarma, Spain
  • Belaracontinu (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, France
  • Belarina (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter Schweiz, Switzerland; Grünenthal, Guatemala; Grünenthal, Honduras; Grünenthal, Nicaragua; Grünenthal, Panama; Grünenthal, Peru; Grünenthal, El Salvador
  • Belissa (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    STADA, Slovakia
  • Bellissima (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Rottapharm/Madaus, Germany
  • Bilinda (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynial, Austria
  • Bilmon - 1 A Pharma (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Bonita AL (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aliud, Germany
  • Chariva (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Abbott, Thailand; Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Chlokinan
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan
  • Chlokinan L
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan
  • Chlormadinon fem JENAPHARM
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Chlormadinone Acetate Nichi-iko
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Chlormadinone Acetate Taiyo
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Chlormadinone Acetate YD
    Yoshindo, Japan
  • Chlormadinone Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Chlormadinone Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Chlormadinone Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Clarissa (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    ITF, Portugal
  • Clormetin (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ladee Pharma, Estonia; WH-Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Delia (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Kwizda Pharma, Austria
  • Efumin
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Elynor (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Brill Pharma, Spain
  • Engiletta (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Switzerland
  • Enriqa (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Esete (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Etinilestradiol/Clormadinona Stada (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol (veterinary use))
    STADA, Spain
  • Evafem (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Grünenthal Chilena, Chile
  • Eve (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Gesin
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Gesin L
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Gynorelle (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Colombia; Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Helen (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mithra, Belgium
  • Jirustan L
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • LaBibiane (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Ladonna (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Austria; Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Lecoruc
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Libeli (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon, Portugal
  • Lilia (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Lisette (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Lutedion (Chlormadinone and Mestranol)
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Lutéran
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Lutoral
    Shionogi Seiyaku, Japan
  • Lybella (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter Italia, Italy
  • Madinance (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    acis, Germany
  • Madinette (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dermapharm, Austria; mibe, Germany; Dermapharm, Switzerland; Sun-Farm, Poland
  • Mellow ratiopharm (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva Pharma, Austria
  • Minette (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Kade/Besins, Germany
  • Mona HEXAL (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Naveen (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    EG, Italy
  • Neo-Eunomin (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Germany
  • Pink Luna (Chlormadinone and Ehinylestradiol)
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Prestron
    Roman Industries, Japan
  • Prostal-L
    Dong-A, South Korea
  • Prostat
    Nippon Shinyaku, Japan
  • Ronsteron
    Nisshin Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Sakiodil
    Taisho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Sara (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Solera (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Hormosan Pharma, Germany
  • Synchrosyn (veterinary use)
    Alvetra u. Werfft, Austria
  • Tyarena (Chlormadinone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Velonica
    Yoshindo, Japan
  • Verana-ratiopharm (Chlormadinone and 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

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