Norethynodrel

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Norethynodrel
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(8S,9S,13S,14S,17S)-17-ethynyl-17-hydroxy-13-methyl-1,2,4,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-dodecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Clinical data
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number 68-23-5 N
ATC code G03FA09
PubChem CID 6231
ChemSpider 5995 YesY
UNII 88181ACA0M YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1387 YesY
Synonyms Noretynodrel; (17β)-17-ethynyl-17-hydroxyestr-5(10)-en-3-one
Chemical data
Formula C20H26O2 
Mol. mass 298.419 g/mol
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Norethynodrel is a steroidal progestin which was formerly used in Enovid, the first oral contraceptive.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Edgren, R. A. (1994). "Early oral contraceptive history: Norethynodrel is not a prohormone". Steroids 59 (1): 58–59. doi:10.1016/0039-128x(94)90047-7. PMID 8140604.  edit
  2. ^ "FDA Approved Drug Products". FDA.