Mestranol | definition of mestranol by Medical dictionary
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mestranol (mĕs′trə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
A synthetic estrogen, C21H26O2, used in combination with a progestin in oral contraceptives.
an estrogen prescribed in fixed-combination drugs with a progestin as an oral contraceptive.
mestranol An oestrogen drug, used in combination with a PROGESTOGEN as an oral contraceptive or as a hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women. A brand names of a combination with the progestogen NORETHISTERONE is Norinyl-1.
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To help improve the reliability of the test, 100 [micro]g of mestranol
is also given daily to stabilize estrogen levels during the testing interval.
In vitro and in vivo genotoxicity evaluation of hormonal drugs V, mestranol
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All combination OCs contain either EE or mestranol