Algestone Acetophenide



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Chemical Name

Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 16,17-[(1-phenylethylidene)bis(oxy)]-, [16α(R)]-

Foreign Name

  • Algeston acetofenid (German)

Generic Names

  • Algestone Acetophenide (OS: USAN)
  • Deladroxone (IS)
  • Dihydroxyprogesterone acetophenide (IS)
  • Droxone (IS)
  • SQ 15101 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Anafertin (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Armstrong, Mexico
  • Ciclovular (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Biolab, Brazil
  • Exuna (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Farvet, Peru
  • Femvulen (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Chalver, Ecuador
  • Gynomes
    Hessel, Guatemala; Hessel, Honduras; Hessel, Nicaragua; Hessel, Panama; Hessel, El Salvador
  • Nomagest (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Novular (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Paill, Dominican Republic; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, Panama; Paill, El Salvador
  • Patector (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Carnot, Mexico; Emdiex, Peru
  • Perlutal (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Mexico; Boehringer Ingelheim, Peru
  • Perlutan (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Brazil
  • Topasel (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Ecuador
  • Unalmes (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Uno-Ciclo (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Glenmark, Brazil
  • Yectames (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Grossman, Mexico

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