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Norethynodrel MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Norethynodrel
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.668.651.693.706
Unique ID
D009641
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009641
Scope Note
A synthetic progestational hormone with actions and uses similar to those of PROGESTERONE. It has been used in the treatment of functional uterine bleeding and ENDOMETRIOSIS. As a contraceptive (CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS), it has usually been administered in combination with MESTRANOL.
Entry Term(s)
19-Norpregn-5(10)-en-20-yn-3-one, 17-hydroxy-, (17alpha)-
Norethynodrel, (8 alpha)-(+-)-Isomer
Pharm Action
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Registry Number
88181ACA0M
Related Numbers
5541-86-6
68-23-5
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Norethynodrel Preferred
Norethynodrel, (8 alpha)-(+-)-Isomer Narrower
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