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Quinestrol

In the US, Quinestrol is a member of the drug class estrogens and is used to treat Postmenopausal Symptoms.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000152-43-2

Chemical Formula

C25-H32-O2

Molecular Weight

364

Therapeutic Category

Estrogen

Chemical Name

19-Norpregna-1,3,5(10)-trien-20-yn-17-ol, 3-(cyclopentyloxy)-, (17α)-

Foreign Names

  • Quinestrolum (Latin)
  • Quinestrol (German)
  • Quinestrol (French)
  • Quinestrol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Quinestrol (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF)
  • Quinestrolo (OS: DCIT)
  • EECPE (IS)
  • W 3566 (IS)
  • Quinestrol (PH: USP XXII)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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