Progesterone

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

In the US, Progesterone (progesterone systemic) is a member of the drug class progestins and is used to treat Amenorrhea, Endometrial Hyperplasia - Prophylaxis, Endometriosis, Gender Dysphoria, Perimenopausal Symptoms, Premature Labor, Progesterone Insufficiency, Seizures and Uterine Bleeding.

US matches:

UK matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03DA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000057-83-0

Chemical Formula

C21-H30-O2

Molecular Weight

314

Therapeutic Category

Progestin

Chemical Name

Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione (WHO)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Progesterone (OS: BAN, DCIT, JAN)
  • Progestérone (OS: DCF)
  • BP 14 (IS)
  • Corpus-luteum-Hormon (IS)
  • Lutogynon (IS)
  • Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione (IS: WHO)
  • Prolusteron (IS)
  • Progesteron (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Progesterone (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Progestérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Progesteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Agolutin
    Biotika, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Algest
    Cadila, India
  • Arefam
    Ladee, Romania
  • Belgest
    Blubell, India
  • Ciclosterona
    Lusa, Peru
  • CIDR (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pfizer Santé Animale, France
  • Cidr (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Colprone
    Wyeth, Oman
  • Corion NP
    Win-Medicare, India
  • Crinone
    EMD, Canada; Fleet, Georgia; Fleet, Serbia; Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Chile; Merck, Dominican Republic; Merck, Finland; Merck, Guatemala; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Indonesia; Merck, South Korea; Merck, Mexico; Merck, Panama; Merck, Peru; Merck, Philippines; Merck, Sweden; Merck, Singapore; Merck, Turkey; Merck NM, Norway; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, Australia; Merck Serono, Belgium; Merck Serono, China; Merck Serono, Czech Republic; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, Denmark; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Israel; Merck Serono, Italy; Merck Serono, Malaysia; Merck Serono, Russian Federation; Merck Serono, Taiwan; Merck Serono, South Africa; Serono, Argentina; Serono, Bahrain; Serono, Greece; Serono, Venezuela; Serono, Vietnam; Watson, United States
  • Cristerona FP (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Cue Mare (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Cue Mate (veterinary use)
    Bioniche Animal Health A/Asia, Australia; Bomac, New Zealand
  • Cuerpo Amarillo Fuerte
    Hormona, Mexico
  • Cyclogest
    Actavis, United Kingdom; Actavis, Malta; Actavis, Malaysia; Actavis, Singapore; Actavis, Tunisia; Alpharma, Bahrain; Alpharma, Oman; Alpharma/Cox, Hong Kong; Assos, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa
  • Cygest
    Actavis, Indonesia; Inga, India
  • Darstin
    Seid, Spain
  • Dubagest
    Glenmark, India
  • Duogestan (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Besins, Belgium
  • Duogynon (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    CCM Duopharma Biotech, Malaysia
  • Duoton Fort T P (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    T P Drug, Thailand
  • Durogest
    Daksh, India
  • Eazi Breed CIDR (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Australia
  • Eazi Breed (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR 1380 (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR B (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR G (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Switzerland
  • Emmenovis (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vister Spa, Ethiopia
  • Endogest
    Cipla, India
  • Endometrin
    Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, United States; Floris, Israel
  • EP Hormone (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Esolut
    Angelini, Italy
  • Estima
    Effik, France
  • Estrogen aid (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Droguería Piersan, Honduras; Laboratorios Piersan, Guatemala; Laboratorios Piersan, Nicaragua; Laboratorios Piersan, El Salvador
  • ETS
    Emcure, India
  • Evocanil
    Zodiac, Brazil
  • Fertiring
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Silesia, Chile
  • Firm Up
    Abbott, India
  • Fulgest
    Micro Nova, India
  • Geslutin PNM
    Medicamenta Ecuatoriana, Ecuador
  • Geslutin
    Asofarma, Dominican Republic; Asofarma, Guatemala; Asofarma, Honduras; Asofarma, Nicaragua; Tecnofarma, Peru
  • Ges-One
    Rass, India
  • Gesry
    Aamorb, India
  • Gester
    Elea, Argentina
  • Gester-NP
    Shinto, India
  • Gestmate
    Akesiss, India
  • Gestofit
    Ind-Swift, India
  • Gestone
    IFET, Greece; Nordic Pharma, United Kingdom; Nordic Pharma, Israel
  • Gestorin
    Intra, India
  • Hema
    Vensat, India
  • Hormoral
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Lai Ting
    Xinchang Pharmaceutical, China
  • LGP
    Little Greave, India
  • Lugesteron
    Leiras, Finland
  • Lupigestrone
    Lupin, India
  • Luteina
    Adamed, Poland
  • Lutes (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Mochida, Japan
  • Lutestrol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Galenika, Serbia
  • Lutinus
    Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Norway; Ferring, Sweden
  • Lutogin
    Amsa, Italy
  • Lutogynestryl Fuerte
    Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador
  • Mafel
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Mastoprofen
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Menaelle
    Théramex, Monaco
  • Ménaelle
    Théramex, France; Théramex, Monaco
  • Menovis (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Teofarma, Italy
  • Mestrolar (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Paill, Belize; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, El Salvador
  • Metrigen Fuerte (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Organon, Mexico
  • Miprogen
    Bharat Serums, India
  • Naturogest
    Zydus, India
  • Neogest
    VHB, India
  • Nidagen
    Systopic, India
  • Nomestrol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Ornisteril (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Pregtain
    Medley, India
  • Pregzed
    Zota, India
  • Premastan
    CORNE, Mexico
  • Prid Alpha (Progesterone and Dimeticone (veterinary use))
    CEVA Santé Animale, Luxembourg
  • Prid alpha (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Austria
  • Prid (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland; Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva, France; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Orion, Finland
  • PRID Delta (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Prodiol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Gentle, Taiwan; Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Pro-Estramon-S (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progeffik
    Effik, Spain; Effik, Taiwan; Effik Italia, Italy
  • Progehormon
    Mochida, Japan
  • Progendo
    Farmindustria, Peru; Gynopharm, Chile; Vivax, Venezuela
  • Proger F (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Streger, Mexico
  • Progering
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Silesia, Chile
  • Progest
    Elea, Argentina
  • Progestan
    Besins, France; Koçak, Turkey
  • Progestediol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progesteron Biopharm
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • Progesteron Dak
    Nycomed, Denmark
  • Progesteron Streuli
    Streuli Pharma, Switzerland
  • Progesteron Stricker (veterinary use)
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Progesteron
    Sopharma, Bulgaria
  • Progesterona L.CH.
    Chile, Chile
  • Progesterone - TongYong Pharm
    Tongyong Tongmeng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Progesterone - Xianju Pharm
    Xianju, China
  • Progesterone APP
    APP, United States
  • Progesterone Astar
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Progestérone Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Progesterone Biologici
    Biologici, Singapore
  • Progesterone CCPC
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Chi Sheng
    Chi Sheng, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Cytex
    Cytex, Canada
  • Progesterone Gwo Chyang
    Gwo Chyang, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Hikma
    Hikma, United States
  • Progesterone Luitpold
    Luitpold, United States
  • Progestérone Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Progesterone Oriental
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Panbiotic
    Panbiotic, Taiwan
  • Progestérone Retard Pharlon
    Bayer, Tunisia
  • Progestérone Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Progesterone Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Teva
    Teva, United States
  • Progestérone Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Progesterone Watson
    Watson, United States
  • Progesterone
    Orion, Australia
  • Progesterone (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Progesteron-K Streuli (Progesterone and Lidocaine (veterinary use))
    Streuli Vet, Switzerland
  • Progesteronum
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Progestin
    Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Progestinum-KR
    Chemical Farmaceutica, Georgia
  • Progestogel
    Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, France; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Hong Kong; Besins, Luxembourg; Besins, Russian Federation; Besins, Tunisia; Besins International, Vietnam; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Peru; Kade/Besins, Germany; Lab. Besins, Romania; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Progeston
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Progeterone Mylan
    Mylan, Tunisia
  • Prog-G
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • Progro S (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Pro Beef Australia, Australia
  • Progynex
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Proluton
    Schering, Argentina
  • Promenorea
    Help, Greece
  • Prometrium
    Abbott, United States; Rottapharm, Italy; Schering-Plough, Canada
  • Prontogest
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy
  • Pro-One
    Invision, India
  • Prosphere
    Carnot, Mexico
  • Prozy
    Neiss, India
  • Puregest
    Sun, India
  • Qi Ning
    Aisheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Relantan
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Rigest
    Rishab, India
  • Sperogest
    Indoco, India
  • Sugesterone
    Emar, India
  • Susten
    Sun Pharma, Myanmar; Sun, India
  • Synergon (Progesterone and Estrone)
    SERP, Monaco
  • Synovex (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States; Pfizer Animal Health, Australia
  • Taiyu Progesterone
    Jaytech, South Korea
  • Utrogest
    Kade/Besins, Germany
  • Utrogestan
    Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Czech Republic; Besins, France; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Hong Kong; Besins, Hungary; Besins, Ireland; Besins, Luxembourg; Besins, Netherlands; Besins, Poland; Besins, Serbia; Besins, Russian Federation; Besins, Singapore; Besins, Tunisia; Besins International, Vietnam; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Peru; Biopas, Venezuela; CORNE, Mexico; Farmoquimica, Brazil; Ferring, United Kingdom; Han Wha, South Korea; Hospitalija Trgovina, Croatia (Hrvatska); Jaba Recordati, Portugal; Lab. Besins, Romania; Laboratories Besins-Iscovesco, China; Meda, Austria; Seid, Spain; TTY Biopharm, Taiwan; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Utrogestran
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Utrovin
    Bestochem, India
  • Vageston
    Zydus, India
  • Vasclor
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Vermagest (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Yi Ma Xin
    Xianju, China

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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