Androstenedione

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

JAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000063-05-8

Chemical Formula

C19-H26-O2

Molecular Weight

286

Therapeutic Categories

Anabolic agent

Sex hormone

Chemical Names

∆⁴-androstendione

∆⁴-etiocholendione-3,17

4-Androstene-3,17-dione (IUPAC)

Androst-4-ene-3,17-dione

Foreign Names

  • Androstendion (German)
  • Androstenediona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Androstenedione (OS: JAN)
  • Andro (IS)
  • Andros (IS)
  • ASD (IS)
  • NSC 9563 (IS)
  • SKF 2170 (IS)
  • UNII-409J2J96VR (IS)

Brand Names

  • Androvax (veterinary use)
    Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Metharmone F (Androstenedione and Pregnenolone)
    Nippon Zoki Seiykau, Japan

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym

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