Molecule Structure

Scientific Name


Description of the Drug

Mestranol is a synthetic estradiol found in oral contraceptive pills for contraception and the treatment of other conditions in the female reproductive system, such as dysmenorrhea and dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-03-10 from

Brand Name(s)

Not Available

Company Owner(s)

Watson Laboratories Inc, Ortho Mcneil Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc, Ortho Mcneil Pharmaceutical Inc, Gd Searle Llc, Actavis Laboratories Ut Inc, Heritage Pharma Labs Inc

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Estrogen receptor alpha SINGLE PROTEIN AGONIST CHEMBL206

Unichem Links

PharmGKB PA450388
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0015446
DrugBank DB01357
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14870200
PubChem 6291
Mcule MCULE-6161762887
NMRShiftDB 70066756
Nikkaji J1.426E
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID0020814
DrugCentral 1714
ChemicalBook CB7426942
Guide to Pharmacology 7087
KEGG Ligand C07618
ChEBI 6784
ZINC ZINC000003815424