Luprostiol

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0067110-79-6

Chemical Formula

C21-H29-Cl-O6-S

Molecular Weight

444

Therapeutic Categories

Prostaglandin analogue

Oxytocic agent

Chemical Name

5-Heptenoic acid, 7-[2-[[3-(3-chlorophenoxy)-2-hydroxypropyl]thio]-3,5-dihydroxycyclopentyl]-, [1α(Z),2β(R*),3α,5α]-(±)-

Foreign Names

  • Luprostiolum (Latin)
  • Luprostiol (German)
  • Luprostiol (French)
  • Luprostiol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Luprostiol (OS: BAN)
  • EMD 34 946 (IS: Merck)
  • Prostianol (IS)

Brand Names

  • Equestrolin (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Prosolvin (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Ireland; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland; Intervet, South Africa; Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, New Zealand; Virbac, Sweden; Virbac, United States; Virbac, South Africa
  • Prostapar (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Netherlands

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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