ADEPAL

Brand name authorized in: France

Active ingredients

The drug ADEPAL contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Levonorgestrel
UNII 5W7SIA7YZW - LEVONORGESTREL

The precise mode of action of levonorgestrel as an emergency contraceptive is not known. At the recommended regimen, levonorgestrel is thought to work mainly by preventing ovulation and fertilisation if intercourse has taken place in the preovulatory phase, when the likelihood of fertilisation is the highest.

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2 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol
UNII 423D2T571U - ETHINYL ESTRADIOL

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
Levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G03 Sex hormones and modulators of the genital system → G03A Hormonal contraceptives for systemic use → G03AB Progestogens and estrogens, fixed combinations
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Unique identifiers

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

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
FR
Base de données publique des médicaments
Identifier(s): 60928936