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Norethindrone

Norethindrone

Synonyms 17α-Ethynyl-19-nortestosterone;17-Hydroxy-19-nor-17α-4-pregnen-20-yn-3-one; 17α-Ethynyl-17β-hydroxy-19-nor-4-androsten-3-one; 19-Nor-17α-ethynyl-4-androsten-17β-ol-3-one; 19-Norethisterone

CAS Number: 68-22-4 Molecular Formula: C20H26O2 Molecular Weight: 298.426 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1915671 EC Number: 200-681-6 MDL Number: MFCD00067596

SKU 02155946-CF
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Description

Product Description

Norethindrone

Application Notes

Norethindrone is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills and is also available as a stand-alone drug. It is a progestogen and can be used to treat premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, abnormal heavy bleeding, irregular periods, menopausal syndrome (in combination with oestrogen), or to postpone a period. It is also commonly used to help prevent uterine hemorrhage in complicated non-surgical or pre-surgical gynecologic cases.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Progestational | Antiestrogenic

Specifications
SKU 02155946-CF
Alternate Names 17α-Ethynyl-19-nortestosterone;17-Hydroxy-19-nor-17α-4-pregnen-20-yn-3-one; 17α-Ethynyl-17β-hydroxy-19-nor-4-androsten-3-one; 19-Nor-17α-ethynyl-4-androsten-17β-ol-3-one; 19-Norethisterone
Application Notes Norethindrone is a molecule used in some combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills and is also available as a stand-alone drug. It is a progestogen and can be used to treat premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, abnormal heavy bleeding, irregular periods, menopausal syndrome (in combination with oestrogen), or to postpone a period. It is also commonly used to help prevent uterine hemorrhage in complicated non-surgical or pre-surgical gynecologic cases.
Base Catalog Number 155946
Beilstein Registry Number 1915671
Biochemical Physiological Actions 19-norethindrone is an oral contraceptive involved in the inhibition of cytosolic sulfotransferases (SULT).
CAS # 68-22-4
EC Number 200-681-6
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H351
Melting Point 203.5 °C
Molecular Formula C20H26O2
Molecular Weight 298.426 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge , respirator filter, respirator cartridges
RTECS Number RC8975000
Safety Symbol GHS08
Solubility Water Solubility7.04 mg/L (at 25 °C)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Pressure 3.14X10-7 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)