Levonorgestrel

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Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Levonorgestrel

Description of the Drug

Levonorgestrel is a progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives.

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Brand Name(s)

Athentia next, Emerres, Emerres una, Ezinelle, Fallback solo, Her style, Isteranda, Jadelle, Jaydess, Kyleena, Levonelle, Levonelle-2, Levonelle one step, Levonorgestrel, Levosert, Liletta, Microval, Mirena, Norgeston, Norplant, Norplant Ii, Norplant System, Opcicon one-step, Ovrette, Plan B, Plan b one-step, Postinor-2, Skyla, Upostelle

Company Owner(s)

Watson Laboratories Inc, Alvogen Inc, Population Council, Vintage Pharmaceuticals Llc, Lupin Ltd, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Mayne Pharma Llc, Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R And D Inc, Berlex, Avion Pharmaceuticals Llc

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Progesterone receptor SINGLE PROTEIN AGONIST CHEMBL208

Unichem Links

SureChEMBL SCHEMBL27597
PharmGKB PA450656 PA450218
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0014511
WDI NORGESTRE LEVONORGE
DrugBank DB00367
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14923455 14801049
PubChem 13109
Mcule MCULE-1283162506
LINCS LSM-2768
Nikkaji J7.097A
PDBe NOG
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID3036496 DTXSID3047477
LipidMaps LMST02030119
DrugCentral 1572
Brenda 160369
ChemicalBook CB7125746 CB2752440
Guide to Pharmacology 2881
GSRS 01123eea-445b-4174-9eeb-2639ade894d1 fae233ea-34da-4515-a62a-cd6b004e4245
rxnorm LILETTA FALLBACK SOLO MIRENA KYLEENA OPCICON ONE-STEP LEVONORGESTREL PLAN B ONE-STEP SKYLA
KEGG Ligand C08153 C08149
ChEBI 6443
NIH Clinical Collection SAM001246694
ZINC ZINC000003814395