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Algestone

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000595-77-7

Chemical Formula

C21-H30-O4

Molecular Weight

346

Therapeutic Category

Progestin

Chemical Name

16α,17-Dihydroxypregn-4-ene-2,30-dione (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Algestonum (Latin)
  • Algeston (German)
  • Algestone (French)
  • Algestona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Algestone (OS: DCIT)
  • Alfasol (IS)
  • Alfasone (IS)
  • Algestonum (IS)
  • Dihydroxyprogesteron (IS)
  • Neo-Alfasol (IS)
  • Algestone Acetonide (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Algestone cyclic 16,17-acetal with acetone (IS)
  • W 3395 (IS: WarnerChilcott)

Brand Names

  • Unalmes (Algestone and Estradiol)
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Novular (Algestone and Estradiol)
    Paill, Belize
  • Synovular (Algestone and Estradiol)
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Topasel (Algestone and Estradiol)
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Costa Rica; Boehringer Ingelheim, Dominican Republic; Boehringer Ingelheim, Guatemala; Boehringer Ingelheim, Honduras; Boehringer Ingelheim, Nicaragua; Boehringer Ingelheim, Panama
  • Yectames (Algestone and Estradiol)
    Grossman, Costa Rica; Grossman, Dominican Republic; Grossman, Guatemala; Grossman, Honduras; Grossman, Nicaragua; Grossman, Panama; Grossman, El Salvador

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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