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Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories




Chemical Name

3'H-Cyclopropa[1,2]pregna-1,4,6-triene-3,20-dione, 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-17-hydroxy-, (1β,2β)-

Foreign Names

  • Cyproteronum (Latin)
  • Cyproteron (German)
  • Cyprotérone (French)
  • Ciproterona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ciproterone (OS: DCIT)
  • Cyproterone (OS: BAN)
  • Cyprotérone (OS: DCF)
  • SH 714 (IS)
  • SH 881 (IS)
  • Cyproterone Acetate (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • NSC 81430 (IS)
  • SH 80714 (IS)
  • Cyproteronacetat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cyprotérone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cyproterone Acetate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Cyproterone acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cyproteroni acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Androcur
    Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Schering, Tunisia; Delpharm Lille, Macedonia; Schering, Lebanon; Scherring, Egypt
  • Androcur Depot
    Bayer, Portugal
  • Asoteron
    Raffo, Argentina
  • Axira (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Farmal, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Ceprater
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Ciprofarma
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Ciproterona Biotenk
    Biotenk, Argentina
  • Ciproterona Glenmark
    Glenmark, Argentina
  • Ciproterona GP Pharm
    GP Pharm, Argentina
  • Ciproterona Techsphere
    Techsphere, Argentina
  • Climen (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Slovakia; Delpharm Lille SAS, Serbia; Schering, Lebanon
  • Cypretil (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ratiopharm, Lithuania
  • Cypretyl (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva, Denmark
  • Cyprocur
    PharmaSwiss, Serbia
  • Diane (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer Schering, Tunisia; Schering, Lebanon; Scherring, Egypt
  • Drina (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Elleacnelle (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen, Tunisia
  • Imvel
    Elvim, Lithuania; Elvim, Latvia
  • Isbela (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Jene (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Eris Pharmaceuticals, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Kebirterona
    Aspen, Argentina
  • Sop
    Laboratorios Euromed Chile, Chile
  • Acétate de Cyprotérone Arrow
    Arrow, France
  • Acétate de Cyprotérone EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Acétate de Cyprotérone Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Acétate de Cyprotérone Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Acetato Ciproterona/Etinilestradiol Sandoz (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Acetato de Ciproterona
    Biosintetica, Brazil
  • Acetato De Ciproterona Etinilestradiol Davur (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Davur, Spain
  • Adco-Fem (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Adroterone
    ITC Farma, Bulgaria
  • Alisma (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynial, Austria
  • Althea (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Pond's Chemicals, Philippines
  • Ancea (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Unicure, Philippines
  • Andelux
    Sandoz, Brazil
  • Androcur
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Bulgaria; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, China; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Lithuania; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, Peru; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Bayer HealthCare, Singapore; Bayer Hellas Abee, Cyprus; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Schering Pharma, Latvia; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Bayer Weimar GmbH, Georgia; Bayer Weimar GmbH, Israel; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Delpharm Lille SAS, Serbia; Eurim-Pharm, Austria; Haemato Pharm, Austria; Jenapharm, Germany; Orifarm, Norway; Schering, Brazil; Schering, Pakistan; Schering-Plough, Serbia
  • Androcur Depot
    Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer, Bulgaria; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Netherlands
  • Androcur-100
    Bayer Schering, Australia
  • Androcur-Depot
    Bayer Vital, Germany
  • Andro-Diane
    Bayer Austria, Austria
  • Androstat
    Bagó, Ecuador; Bioprofarma, Argentina
  • Anuar (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Tecnofarma, Chile
  • Apo-Cyproterone
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Hong Kong
  • Asoteron
    Nolver, Venezuela
  • Attempta-ratiopharm (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Avancel (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Bella HEXAL (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Bellgyn ratiopharm (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    ratiopharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Bellune (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Brenda-35 ED (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Alphapharm, Australia
  • C.P.D.
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Cetoteron
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Chloe (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Zentiva, Bulgaria; Zentiva, Czech Republic; Zentiva, Lithuania; Zentiva, Latvia; Zentiva, Russian Federation
  • Ciclamil
    LKM, Argentina
  • Cipla-Cyproterone Acetate
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Ciproplex
    Teva, Argentina
  • Ciprostat
    Apsen, Brazil
  • Ciproterona + Etinilestradiol Generis (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Generis, Portugal
  • Ciproterona acetato
    Biosintetica, Brazil
  • Ciproterona Acetato Sandoz
    Sandoz, Ecuador
  • Ciproterona Delta Farma
    Delta Farma, Argentina
  • Ciproterona Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Ciproterona Microsules
    Microsules Arg, Argentina
  • Ciproterona Sandoz
    Novartis, Venezuela; Sandoz, Argentina
  • Clairette (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen, Malta
  • Claudia (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Belgium
  • Climen (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, China; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, South Korea; Bayer, Lithuania; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer, Vietnam; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Healthcare, Indonesia; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Jenapharm, Germany; Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Climen 28 (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer Health Care, Malaysia
  • Climen Ciclica (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Italy
  • Climene (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Chile; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Peru; Bayer de México, Mexico; Schering, Brazil; Bayer BSP, Argentina
  • Climène (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer Santé, France
  • Co-Cyprindiol (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Medilink Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus
  • Cybelle (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Chemway, Philippines
  • CyEstra-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Paladin, Canada
  • Cypestra-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Cyprelle (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Cyprest (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Polfa Pabianice, Poland
  • Cypretil (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    ratiopharm, Estonia; ratiopharm, Latvia
  • Cypretyl (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ratiopharm, Iceland
  • Cyproderm (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dermapharm, Switzerland; Dermapharm, Germany
  • Cyprodiol (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sun-Farm, Poland
  • Cypromix (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aramis, Hungary
  • Cypron
    DHA, Malaysia
  • Cyproplex
    Combiphar/Pharmachemie, Indonesia; Pharmachemie, Taiwan; Teva, Belgium; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Latvia; Teva, Slovakia; Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Cyprostat
    Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Lebanon; Schering, Egypt
  • Cyproteron Mylan
    Mylan, Iceland; Mylan, Sweden
  • Cyproteronacetaat Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Cyproteronacetaat PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Cyproteronacetaat/Ethinylestradiol Mylan (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Cyproteronacetaat/Ethinylestradiol PCH (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Cyproteronacetat beta
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Cyproteronacetat dura
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Cyproteronacetat Italchimici
    Italchimici, Czech Republic
  • Cyproteronacetat-GRY
    Teva, Germany
  • Cyproterone Acetate Haupt
    Haupt Ph, Egypt
  • Cyproterone Acetate Ramco
    Ramco, Egypt
  • Cyproterone Acetate Stragen
    Stragen, Malta
  • Cyproterone Acetate Wockhardt
    Wockhardt, Malta; Wockhardt UK, United Kingdom
  • Cyprotérone Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Cyprotérone Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Cyproterone Sandoz
    Sandoz, Australia
  • Cyproterone Teva
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Cyprotérone Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Cyrona
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • Cysaxal
    Italchimici, Czech Republic; Italchimici, Hungary; Italchimici, Netherlands
  • Dafne 35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sinensix Pharma, Thailand
  • Daphne (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mithra, Belgium; Mithra, Hong Kong
  • Dialider (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Farmalider, Spain
  • Diane (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, South Korea; Bayer, Lithuania; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer de México, Mexico; Bayer Healthcare, Indonesia; Bayer Pharma, Israel; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Berlifarma, Portugal; Euromedicines, Spain; Schering, Brazil; Schering, Oman; Bayer BSP, Argentina
  • Diane mite (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Denmark; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer-Schering, Iceland
  • Diane Nova (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer HealthCare, Finland
  • Diane-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer Healthcare, Myanmar; Bayer Healthcare, Russian Federation; Bayer Healthcare, Singapore; Bayer Schering, Australia; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Schering Pharma, Vietnam; Jenapharm, Germany; Bayer, Chile; Bayer, China; Bayer, Czech Republic; Bayer, Peru; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Diane-35 ED (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer Australia Ltd, Australia
  • Dianette (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Ireland
  • Diclin (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Brazil
  • Dinac (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Zydus, India
  • Diva-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dr Reddys Laboratories, South Africa
  • Dixi
    Vivax, Venezuela
  • Dixi 35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Peru; Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Drina (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    ABL, Ecuador; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Elamax (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Biolabfarma, Brazil
  • Elestra (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Macleods, India
  • Elisamylan (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan, Belgium
  • Elleacnelle (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dem Ilaç, Turkey; Stragen Pharma, Switzerland
  • Erika-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Famy Care, Russian Federation
  • Esdian (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Estelle (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Douglas, Israel; Douglas, New Zealand; Ikapharmindo, Indonesia
  • Estelle-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ascent, Australia; Douglas, Singapore
  • Ethinylestradiol/Cyproteronacetaat Stragen (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen Nordic, Netherlands
  • Etinilestradiol/Ciproterona Gineservice (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Effik, Spain
  • Evashine (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Celon, India
  • Evépar (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan, France
  • Evilin (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Merck, Chile
  • Facetix (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynopharm, Colombia
  • Femilar (Cyproterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer HealthCare, Finland
  • Femina (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Nycomed, Lithuania
  • Feminac (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Feminil mite (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Denmark
  • Feminil Sandoz (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz AS, Norway
  • Frauline (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    AHPL, India
  • Giane (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Giane 35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Medispec, Malaysia
  • Ginet (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Rex, New Zealand
  • Ginette (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Cipla, Oman; Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Gynelle (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Zentiva, Turkey
  • Gyneplen (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Effik, Spain
  • Gynofen (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Greece
  • Holgyeme (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Effik, Switzerland
  • Imvel
    Elvim, Estonia
  • Jennifer 35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Juliet-35 ED (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer Schering, Australia
  • Juliette (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Lady-Ten (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Laila-35 ED (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sigma, Australia
  • Linface (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Chalver, Colombia; Laboratorios Chalver, Ecuador
  • Lunar (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • Manoane (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    March Pharma, Thailand
  • Midane (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Pelpharma, Austria
  • Mileva (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Minerva (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Berlipharm, Netherlands; Berlis, Switzerland; Biogaran, France; Schering-Plough, South Africa
  • Morea sanol (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sanol, Germany; UCB Pharma, Germany
  • Neynna (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Triyasa, Indonesia
  • Nortin (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • OC-35 (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Polfarmex, Poland
  • Omnigeriat
    Fabra, Argentina
  • Purfilx
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Selene (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Siterone
    Rex, New Zealand
  • Sucee (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Biolab, Thailand
  • Syndi (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    SymPhar, Poland
  • Tess (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Biotenk, Argentina
  • Visofid (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Fidia Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Vreya (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Haupt Pharma Amareg, Slovakia; Heaton, Czech Republic; Stragen, Denmark; Stragen Nordic, Finland
  • Xylia (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Austria
  • Zinnia (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Zyrona (Cyproterone and Ethinylestradiol)
    Orifarm, Norway; Orifarm Generics, Denmark; Orifarm Generics, Sweden


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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