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Compound Summary for: CID 13109

Levonorgestrel

Also known as: Microval, Postinor, Mirena, D-Norgestrel, norgestrel, Microlut, Jadelle, Neogest, Plan B
Molecular Formula: C21H28O2   Molecular Weight: 312.44582   InChIKey: WWYNJERNGUHSAO-XUDSTZEESA-N
A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE and about twice as potent as its racemic or (+-)-isomer (NORGESTREL). It is used for contraception, control of menstrual disorders, and treatment of endometriosis.   From: MeSH
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