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Mestranol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mestranol
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.668.651.568.291.500
D06.472.334.851.437.968.500.500
Unique ID
D008656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008656
Scope Note
The 3-methyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. It must be demethylated to be biologically active. It is used as the estrogen component of many combination ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
Entry Term(s)
19-Norpregna-1,3,5(10)-trien-20-yn-17-ol, 3-methoxy-, (17alpha)-
Ethinyl Estradiol 3-Methyl Ether
Pharm Action
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
Estrogens
Registry Number
B2V233XGE7
Related Numbers
72-33-3
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Mestranol Preferred
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