Ethynodiol diacetate

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Scientific Name: Ethynodiol diacetate
Brand Name: Kelnor 1/35 28 Day, Kelnor 1/50 28 Day, Zovia 1/35e 28 Day, Zovia 1/50e 28 Day
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Binds to the progesterone and estrogen receptors. Target cells include the female reproductive tract, the mammary gland, the hypothalamus, and the pituitary. Once bound to the receptor, progestins like Ethynodiol Diacetate will slow the frequency of release of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) from the hypothalamus and blunt the pre-ovulatory LH (luteinizing hormone) surge.
Description of the Drug: Ethynodiol diacetate is an oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00823