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Norelgestromin

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03AA13

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0053016-31-2

Chemical Formula

C21-H29-N-O2

Molecular Weight

327

Therapeutic Categories

Progestin

Hormonal contraceptive for systemic use

Chemical Names

(E)-13-Etyl-17-hydroxy-18,19-dinor-17-α-pregn-4-en-20-in-3-onoxim (IUPAC)

13-etyl-17-hydroxy-18,19-dinor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one oxime (WHO)

17-Hydroxy-18-homo-19-nor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one oxime (BAN)

18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 13-etyl-17-hydroxy-, oxime, (17α)- (USAN)

18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 13-etyl-17-hydroxy-, oxime, (8-α,9-beta,10-α, 13-α, 14-beta)-

Foreign Names

  • Norelgestrominum (Latin)
  • Norelgestromin (German)
  • Norelgestromine (French)
  • Norelgestromina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Norelgestromin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • 17-Deacylnorgestimate (IS)
  • 18-Methylnorethindrone oxime (IS)
  • BRN 4202099 (IS)
  • D-Norgestrel 3-oxime (IS)
  • Levonorgestrel oxime (IS)
  • Norplant 3-oxime (IS)
  • RWJ-10553 (IS: JohnsonJohns)

Brand Names

  • Evra (Norelgestromin and Ethinylestradiol)
    Janssen, Brazil; Janssen, Canada; Janssen, Chile; Janssen, Finland; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Ireland; Janssen, Iceland; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Norway; Janssen, Romania; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen, Slovakia; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, Taiwan; Janssen, Venezuela; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen-Cilag, Belgium; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, Denmark; Janssen-Cilag, Ecuador; Janssen-Cilag, Spain; Janssen-Cilag, France; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Janssen-Cilag, Israel; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Lithuania; Janssen-Cilag, Latvia; Janssen-Cilag, Mexico; Janssen-Cilag, Peru; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag, Vietnam; Janssen-Cilag International, Austria; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Lohmann Therapie System LTS, Oman
  • Ortho Evra (Norelgestromin and Ethinylestradiol)
    Janssen Pharma, United States
  • Rigevidon 21 + 7 FE (Norelgestromin and Ethinylestradiol, + Ferrous Fumarate)
    Gedeon Richter, Thailand

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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