This brand name is authorized in Netherlands

Active ingredients

The drug ACELYN contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol

Ethinylestradiol is chemically and biologically identical to endogenous human oestradiol. It substitutes for the loss of estrogen production in menopausal women, and alleviates menopausal symptoms. Estrogens prevent bone loss following menopause or ovariectomy.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
G03CA01 Ethinylestradiol G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G03 Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system → G03C Estrogens → G03CA Natural and semisynthetic estrogens, plain
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Authorization and marketing

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country Identification scheme Identifier(s)
Country: NL Z-Index G-Standaard, PRK Identifier(s): 1759

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