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Algestone Acetophenide



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Chemical Name

Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 16,17-[(1-phenyletylidene)bis(oxy)]-, [16α(R)]-

Foreign Name

  • Algeston acetofenid (German)

Generic Names

  • Algestone Acetophenide (OS: USAN)
  • Deladroxone (IS)
  • Dihydroxyprogesterone acetophenide (IS)
  • Droxone (IS)
  • SQ 15101 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Algestona (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Ciclovular (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Biolabfarma, Brazil
  • Exuna (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Farvet, Peru
  • Nomagest (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Belize; Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Novular (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Paill, Dominican Republic; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, Panama; Paill, El Salvador
  • Patector (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico; Techsphere, Argentina
  • Patector NF (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico
  • Perludil (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Collins, Mexico
  • Perlutal (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Boeh.Ingel., Argentina; Boehringer Ingelheim, Peru
  • Perlutan (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Brazil
  • Soluna (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Topasel (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Ecuador
  • Uno-Ciclo (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Glenmark, Brazil
  • Yectames (Algestone Acetophenide and Estradiol)
    Valeant Grossman, Mexico


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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