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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Topical treatment of androgenetic alopecia

5-Alpha reductase inhibitor

Chemical Name

Estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17α-diol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Alfatradiolum (Latin)
  • Alfatradiol (German)
  • Alfatradiol (French)
  • Alfatradiol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • 17α-Estradiol (IS)
  • MX-4509 (Migenex) (IS)

Brand Names

  • Avixis
    Galderma, Argentina; Galderma, Peru; Galderma, Paraguay; Galderma, Uruguay; Galderma, Mexico
  • Ell-Cranell
    Galderma, Germany
  • Pantostin
    Georg Simons, Germany


ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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