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Descriptor English: Levonorgestrel
Descriptor Spanish: Levonorgestrel
Descriptor Portuguese: Levanogestrel
Descriptor French: Lévonorgestrel
Entry term(s): 18,19-dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17alpha)-(-)-
Capronor
Cerazet
D Norgestrel
D-Norgestrel
Microlut
Microval
Mirena
NorLevo
Norgeston
Norplant
Norplant 2
Norplant-2
Norplant2
Plan B
Vikela
duofem
l Norgestrel
l-Norgestrel
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.668.651.693.762.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016912
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Registry Number: 5W7SIA7YZW
CAS Type 1 Name: 18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17alpha)-(-)-
Previous Indexing: Norgestrel (1980-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 1992; LEVONORGESTREL was indexed under NORGESTREL 1980-1991; for D-NORGESTREL use NORGESTREL 1978-2001
History Note: 1992; use LEVONORGESTREL (NM) 1980-1991; for D-NORGESTREL use NORGESTREL 1978-2001
DeCS ID: 30009
Unique ID: D016912
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 2019/01/16
Levonorgestrel - Preferred
Concept UI M0025734
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Levonorgestrel
Entry term(s) 18,19-dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17alpha)-(-)-
D Norgestrel
D-Norgestrel
l Norgestrel
l-Norgestrel
Microval - Narrower
Concept UI M000623547
Preferred term Microval
duofem - Narrower
Concept UI M0463414
Preferred term duofem
Microlut - Narrower
Concept UI M0025737
Preferred term Microlut
Mirena - Narrower
Concept UI M0463412
Preferred term Mirena
Norgeston - Narrower
Concept UI M0463415
Preferred term Norgeston
Norplant-2 - Narrower
Concept UI M000623548
Preferred term Norplant-2
Entry term(s) Norplant 2
Norplant2
NorLevo - Narrower
Concept UI M0463416
Preferred term NorLevo
Norplant - Narrower
Concept UI M0025736
Preferred term Norplant
Plan B - Narrower
Concept UI M0463417
Preferred term Plan B
Vikela - Narrower
Concept UI M0463418
Preferred term Vikela
Cerazet - Narrower
Concept UI M0463413
Preferred term Cerazet
Capronor - Narrower
Concept UI M0025738
Preferred term Capronor



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