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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.

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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

  • Progesteronum (Latin)
  • Progesteron (German)
  • Progestérone (French)
  • Progesterona (Spanish)

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. 8)
  • Progesterone (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 37)
  • Progestérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Progesteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Agolutin
    Biotika, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Agolutin Depot
    Biotika, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Algest
    Cadila, India
  • Arefam
    Ladee, Romania; Velvian, Austria
  • Begest
    Celon, India
  • Belgest
    Blubell, India
  • Biogest
    Mpi International, Lebanon
  • Celogest
    Celon, India
  • Ciclosterona
    Lusa, Peru
  • CIDR (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Ireland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Zoetis, France
  • Cidr (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Austria
  • Colprone
    Wyeth, Oman
  • Corion-NP
    Win Medicare, India
  • Crinone
    Actavis, United States; Cherubino, Malta; EMD Serono, Canada; Fleet, Georgia; Fleet, Serbia; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Chile; Merck, Finland; Merck, Greece; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Hungary; Merck, Indonesia; Merck, South Korea; Merck, Mexico; Merck, Norway; Merck, Philippines; Merck, Sweden; Merck, Singapore; Merck, Thailand; Merck, Turkey; Merck Kgaa, Lebanon; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, Argentina; 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; Orifarm, Norway; Serono, Bangladesh; Serono, Portugal; Serono, Venezuela
  • Crinone 8%
    Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand
  • Cristerona FP (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Cue Mare (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Cue Mate (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Cue-Mare (veterinary use)
    Bioniche Animal Health, Australia
  • Cue-Mate (veterinary use)
    Bioniche Animal Health, Australia
  • Cuerpo Amarillo Fuerte
    Hormona, Mexico
  • Cyclogest
    Actavis, United Kingdom; Actavis, Hong Kong; Actavis, Malta; Actavis, Malaysia; Actavis, Singapore; Actavis, Tunisia; Actavis, Vietnam; Actavis Uk, Lebanon; Alpharma, Oman; KIMS Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, South Korea; Lafrancol, Colombia; New Medicon, India; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa
  • Cygest
    Actavis, Indonesia; Inga, India
  • Darstin
    Seid, Spain
  • Di Pro Oleosum (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    N.V. Organon, Lebanon
  • Dib-V (veterinary use)
    Agrihealth, New Zealand
  • 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 (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Eazi Breed CIDR (veterinary use)
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR 1380 (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR B (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR G (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • E-Gests
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Endometrin
    Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, South Korea; Ferring, United States; Floris, Georgia; Florish, Israel
  • Esolut
    Angelini, Italy
  • Estima
    Effik, France
  • ETS
    Emcure, India
  • Evocanil
    Zodiac, Brazil
  • Famenita
    Velvian, Germany
  • Fertiring
    ABL, Ecuador; ABL Pharma, Peru; Silesia, Chile
  • Firm Up
    AHPL, India
  • First Progesterone
    CutisPharma, United States
  • Fulgest
    Micro Nova, India
  • Geslutin
    Asofarma, Mexico; Nolver, Venezuela; Tecnofarma, Colombia; Tecnofarma, Peru
  • Geslutin PNM
    Medicamenta Ecuatoriana, Ecuador
  • Gester
    Elea, Argentina
  • Gester-NP
    Shinto, India
  • Gestmate
    Akesiss, India
  • Gestone
    IFET, Greece; Nordic Pharma, United Kingdom; Nordic Pharma, Israel
  • Gestorin
    Intra, India
  • Gestrygen (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Hema
    Vensat, India
  • Hilgestrone
    HLL Lifecare, India
  • Hormoral
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Hosterona (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Lai Ting
    Xinchang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Lextone
    Lexus, India
  • Luferti
    Ferring, Portugal
  • Lugesteron
    Leiras, Finland
  • Luteina
    Adamed, Poland
  • Lutestrol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Galenika, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Lutinus
    2care4, Norway; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Denmark; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Orifarm, Norway
  • Lutogin
    Amsa, Italy
  • Lutogynestryl Fuerte
    Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador
  • Macgest
    Macleods, India
  • Mafel
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Mastoprofen
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Menaelle
    Teva Santé, France; Théramex, Monaco
  • Ménaelle
    Théramex, Monaco
  • Menovis (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Teofarma, Italy
  • Mestrolar (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Paill, Belize; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, El Salvador
  • Microgest
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Miprogen
    Bharat Serums, India
  • Namgem
    Dewcare, India
  • Naturogest
    Zydus, India
  • N-Gest
    Elmex, India
  • Nidagen
    Systopic, India
  • Nomestrol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Belize; Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • N-Sanigest
    Sanify, India
  • Nutragest
    Nutramedica, India
  • Nymfalon (Progesterone and Chorionic Gonadotrophin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Ornisteril (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Ova-Gest
    Iscon Life Sciences, India
  • Phenokinon-F (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vesco Pharma, Thailand
  • Pinky (veterinary use)
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Pragisan
    Sun, Russian Federation
  • Pregcitil
    Molekule, India
  • Pregtom
    Epitome, India
  • Pregzed
    Zota, India
  • Premastan
    CORNE, Mexico
  • Prid (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland; Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva, France; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • PRID Alpha (veterinary use)
    Orion Pharma Animal Health, Finland
  • Prid Ceva (veterinary use)
    Ceva Sante Animal, Ireland
  • Prid delta (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Austria; Ceva, Italy; Ceva Sante Animal, Ireland
  • Prid E (veterinary use)
    Laprovet, Ireland
  • Prodiol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Gentle, Taiwan; Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Pro-Estramon-S (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • ProFeme
    Lawley, Australia
  • Progeffik
    Effik, Spain; Effik, Taiwan; Effik Italia, Italy; Laboratóratorios Effik, Portugal
  • Progehormon
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Progendo
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Colombia; Gynopharm, Peru
  • Proger F (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Streger, Mexico
  • Progering
    ABL, Ecuador; Silesia, Chile
  • Progest
    Elea, Argentina; Laboratoires Elea, Lebanon
  • Progestan
    Besins, France; Kade/Besins, Germany; Koçak, Turkey
  • Progestediol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progesteron Biopharm
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • Progesteron Stricker (veterinary use)
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Progesterona Asofarma
    Asofarma, Argentina
  • Progesterona L.CH.
    Chile, Chile
  • Progesterone
    Orion, Australia
  • Progesterone - TongYong Pharm
    Tongyong Tongmeng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Progesterone - Xianju Pharm
    Xianju, China
  • Progesterone Actavis
    Actavis, 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 Jurox (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • 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
  • Progestérone Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Progestin
    Vijosa, Belize; Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Progestinum-KR
    Chemical Farmaceutica, Georgia
  • Progestogel
    Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, France; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Serbia; Besins, Tunisia; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins International, Vietnam; Besins Iscovesco, Lebanon; Biopas, Colombia; 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
  • Prolutex
    IBSA, Switzerland; IBSA, Hungary; Inibsa, Portugal
  • Promenorea
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Prometrium
    Abbott, United States; Merck, Canada; Rottapharm, Italy
  • Prontogest
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy; Marcyrl, Lebanon
  • Pro-One
    Invision, India
  • Prosphere
    Carnot, Mexico
  • Qi Ning
    Aisheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Relmont (veterinary use)
    Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden
  • Rigest
    Rishab, India
  • Stable-NP
    Domagk, India
  • Susten
    Sun Pharma, Myanmar
  • Synergon (Progesterone and Estrone)
    SERP, Monaco
  • Synovex (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Taiyu Progesterone
    Jaytech, South Korea
  • Turagest
    Malody, India
  • Utrogest
    Dr.Kade Pharmazeutische Fabrik, Latvia; Kade/Besins, Germany
  • Utrogestan
    A. Menarini, Philippines; Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Czech Republic; Besins, France; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Hungary; Besins, Latvia; Besins, Malta; Besins, Netherlands; Besins, Serbia; Besins, Russian Federation; Besins, Singapore; Besins, Tunisia; Besins Healthcare, United Kingdom; Besins Healthcare, Malaysia; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins International, Vietnam; Besins Iscovesco, Lebanon; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Biopas, Colombia; Biopas, Ecuador; CORNE, Mexico; Farmoquimica, Brazil; Ferring, Argentina; Hospitalija Trgovina, Croatia (Hrvatska); Jaba, Portugal; Lab. Besins, Romania; Laboratories Besins-Iscovesco, China; Labs Besins, Thailand; Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia; Pharmaco, New Zealand; Seid, Spain; TTY Biopharm, Taiwan; Vifor, Switzerland; Biopas, Peru
  • Utrogestran
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Utrovin
    Bestochem, India
  • Vageston
    Zydus, India
  • Vasclor
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Vermagest (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Yenatron
    Jaytech, South Korea
  • Yi Ma Xin
    Xianju, China
  • Zuton
    Zubit, India

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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