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Chorionic Gonadotrophin

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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Extrapituitary gonadotropin with LH action

Chemical Name

Human chorionic gonadotropin (protein moiety reduced), glycoform α (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Gonadotrophinum chorionicum (Latin)
  • Choriongonadotropin (German)
  • Gonadotrophine chorionique (French)
  • Gonadotrofina corionica (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Chorionic Gonadotrophin (OS: BAN)
  • Gonadotropine chorionique (OS: DCF)
  • Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (OS: JAN)
  • CG (IS)
  • Choriogonadotrophin (IS)
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin (IS)
  • Dynatropin (IS)
  • Gonadotropes Chorionhormon (IS)
  • HCG (IS)
  • hCG (IS)
  • LH 500 (IS)
  • Pregnancy-urine hormone (IS)
  • PU (IS)
  • Choriongonadotropin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Chorionic Gonadotrophin (PH: BP 2016)
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin (PH: USP 38)
  • Gonadotrophin, chorionic (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Gonadotropine chorionique (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Gonadotropinum chorionicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

  • Brevactid
    Ferring, Germany
  • Choragon
    Biopas, Colombia; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Egypt; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Mexico; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring, Turkey; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Choriofactor
    Biofactor, Egypt
  • Choriomon
    Andreas Constantinides, Cyprus; IBSA, Switzerland; IBSA, Georgia; IBSA, Oman; IBSA Institut Biochimique, Macedonia; Panacea, India; Corne, Mexico; IBSA, Bulgaria
  • Chorionic Gonadotrophin - Livzon
    Livzon Zhuhai, China
  • Chorionic Gonadotrophin FSUE
    FSUE Moscow Endocrine Plant, Georgia
  • Chorionic Gonadotrophin Nile
    Nile, Egypt
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin Watson (veterinary use)
    Watson Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Chorioninis gonadotropinas
    Endokrininiai preparatai, Lithuania
  • Chortropin (veterinary use)
    United Vaccines, United States
  • Chorulon (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, United States; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; MSD, New Zealand; MSD Animal Health, Australia; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; MSD Animal Health, Finland; Intervet SA MSD, South Africa; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Corion
    Win Medicare, India
  • Corlova
    Cadila, India
  • Corulon (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Diclair HP-FSH
    Bbt-Biotech, Lebanon
  • Diclair HP-HCG
    Bbt-Biotech, Lebanon
  • Dinaron
    Buxton, Argentina
  • Endocorion
    Elea, Argentina
  • Epifasi
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Evahope-HP
    Celon, India
  • Fertipig (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Germany; Ceva, Italy; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Ceva Sante Animale, Ireland; Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Fertipig HCG (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Ceva Santé Animale, Austria
  • Follutein (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Forstrong Lyo
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Gestavet (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Hipra, Belgium; Hipra, France; Hipra, Netherlands; Hipra Italia, Italy; Laboratorios Hipra SA, United Kingdom
  • Gestavet HCG (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Laboratorios Hipra, Austria
  • Gestoron
    Kyoritsu Seiyaku, Japan
  • Gonacor
    Ferring, Argentina
  • Gonadotrophine Chorionique Endo
    MSD France, France
  • Gona-Hormon
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Gonasi HP
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy
  • HCG F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • HCG Mochida
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • IVF-C
    LG Life Sciences, Georgia; LG Life Sciences, Thailand
  • Materna-HCG
    Emcure, India
  • Medofasi
    Eipico, Georgia
  • Merional HG (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Menotropins)
    IBSA, Switzerland
  • Novarel
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Nymfalon (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Progesterone (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Ovidac
    Zydus, India
  • Ovidrel
    Merck, Ecuador; Merck Serono, Taiwan
  • Ovitrelle
    Merck Serono, Romania; Serono, Tunisia; Serono, Tunisia; Serono Europe, Lithuania
  • Ovogest (veterinary use)
    MSD, Germany
  • P.G. 600 (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States; MSD Animal Health, Australia; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland
  • PG 600 (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; Intervet SA MSD, South Africa; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • PG.600 (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadothrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Austria
  • Predalon
    MSD Chibropharm, Germany
  • Pregnyl
    Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Merck, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malta; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, China; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Finland; MSD, Ireland; MSD, Japan; MSD, Peru; MSD, Sweden; MSD, Thailand; MSD Belgium, Belgium; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Organon, Austria; Organon, Bulgaria; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Egypt; Organon, Georgia; Organon, Greece; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Israel; Organon, India; Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Norway; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Slovakia; Organon, United States; Organon, Vietnam; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Chile; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Italy; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Schering-Plough, Taiwan
  • Profasi
    Ares, Lithuania; Serono, Egypt
  • Serodin (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Scan Vet, Poland
  • Suidan (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    Alvetra u. Werfft AG, Poland
  • Suigonan (Chorionic Gonadotrophin and Gonadotrophin, Serum (veterinary use))
    MSD, Germany; MSD Animal, Norway; MSD Animal Health, Finland
  • Syncropart (veterinary use)
    Ceva-Phylaxia, Israel
  • Trigova-HP
    Glenmark, India
  • Vetecor (veterinary use)
    Calier, Italy


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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