Ulipristal acetate for emergency contraception

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Ulipristal acetate

17alpha-Acetoxy-11beta-[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-19-norpregna-4,9-diene-3,20-dione

(8S,11S,13S,14R,17R)-17-Acetoxy-11-[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-19-norpregna-4,9-diene-3,20-dione

EMA:Link, US FDA:link

REVIEW.http://www.fsrh.org/pdfs/ellaOneNewProductReview1009.pdf

126784-99-4  CAS

Ella, CDB 2914, 126784-99-4,  CDB-2914, VA2914, Ulipristal acetate (USAN), Ulipristal acetate [USAN]
Molecular Formula: C30H37NO4   Molecular Weight: 475.61908
17α-acetoxy-llβ-(4-N, N-dimethylaminophenyl)-19-norpregna-4, 9 – dien-3 ,20-dione,
NA-2914,
CDB-2914
HRP-2000
PGL-4001
RTI-3021-012
UPA-UF
VA-2914
Ulipristal acetate is effective as an emergency contraceptive for up to 120 hours after unprotected intercourse. Because ulipristal is available only via prescription, it may be covered by insurance. However, the additional factors of travel expenses and time to make and attend a physician appointment must be taken into account when considering use of ulipristal as an emergency contraceptive. Due to the similarity of its structure to mifepristone, controversy regarding ulipristal’s mechanism of action has arisen
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