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Substance Name: Menotropins [USAN]
RN: 61489-71-2

Note

  • Extracts of urine from menopausal women that contain high concentrations of pituitary gonadotropins, FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE and LUTEINIZING HORMONE. Menotropins are used to treat infertility. The FSH:LH ratio and degree of purity vary in different preparations.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Fertility Agents
  • Fertility Agents, Female
  • Human Data
  • Natural Product
  • Reproductive Control Agents
  • Reproductive Effect

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Menotropins
  • Menotropins [USAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Menotropins

Synonyms

  • Gonadotropin, human menopausal
  • Gonadotropin, menopausal
  • Homogonal
  • Human menopausal gonadotropin
  • Human menotropine
  • Humegon
  • Humegon 100
  • Lepori
  • Menopausal gonadotropin
  • Menopur
  • Menotrophin
  • Menotropin
  • Menotropins
  • Neopergonal
  • Normegon
  • Pergonal
  • Pergonal 150
  • Pergonal 75
  • Pergovet
  • Repronex
  • Urogonadotropin

Systematic Names

  • Gonadotropin, menopausal
  • Human menopausal gonadotropin

Superlist Name

  • Menotropins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 61489-71-2

System Generated Number

  • 0061489712

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal > 7500iu/kg (7500iu/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. 6, Pg. 396, 1982.
mouse LD50 intravenous > 7500iu/kg (7500iu/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. 6, Pg. 396, 1982.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous > 7500iu/kg (7500iu/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. 6, Pg. 396, 1982.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal > 4000iu/kg (4000iu/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. 6, Pg. 396, 1982.
rat LD50 intravenous > 4000iu/kg (4000iu/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. 6, Pg. 396, 1982.
rat LD50 subcutaneous > 4000iu/kg (4000iu/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. 6, Pg. 396, 1982.