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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 (JohnsonJohns) (IS)
  • Norelgestromin (PH: USP 41)

Brand Names

  • Evra [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Janssen, Canada; Janssen, Chile; Janssen, Denmark; Janssen, Finland; Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Ireland; Janssen, Luxembourg; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Norway; Janssen, Singapore; Janssen, Slovakia; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, Taiwan; Janssen, Venezuela; Janssen, South Africa; Janssen Cilag, Argentina; Janssen Cilag, Paraguay; Janssen Pharmaceutica, Belgium; Janssen-Cilag, Brazil; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Colombia; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, Ecuador; Janssen-Cilag, Estonia; Janssen-Cilag, Spain; Janssen-Cilag, France; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Lithuania; Janssen-Cilag, Latvia; Janssen-Cilag, Mexico; Janssen-Cilag, Netherlands; Janssen-Cilag, Peru; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag, Uruguay; Janssen-Cilag International, Iceland; J-C Healthcare, Israel; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Lohmann Therapie System LTS, Oman
  • Evra 230 µg/ 24h + 33,9 µg/ 24h [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Janssen-Cilag International, Austria
  • Rigevidon 21 + 7 FE [+ Ethinylestradiol, + Ferrous Fumarate]
    Gedeon Richter, Thailand
  • Xulane [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Mylan, United States

Glossary

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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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