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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Oxytocic agent


Chemical Name

Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 9,11,15-trihydroxy-, (5Z,9α,11α,13E,15S)-

Foreign Names

  • Dinoprostum (Latin)
  • Dinoprost (German)
  • Dinoprost (French)
  • Dinoprost (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dinoprost (OS: DCF, DCIT, USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • PGF₂α (IS)
  • U 14583 (IS: Upjohn)
  • Dinoprost (PH: JP XVI)
  • Dinoprost Trometamol (OS: BANM)
  • Dinoprost Tromethamine (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • Dinoprost trometamol (IS)
  • PGF₂α THAM (IS)
  • U 14583 E (IS)
  • Dinoprost trometamol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dinoprost Trometamol (PH: BP 2016)
  • Dinoprost trométamol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dinoprost Tromethamine (PH: USP 38)
  • Dinoprost-Trometamol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Dinoprostum trometamolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Cycloprost (veterinary use)
    Listow, United Kingdom
  • Enzaprost F
    Chinoin, China; Chinoin, Georgia; Chinoin, Russian Federation; Medmpx, Egypt; Sanofi Aventis, China; Sanofi-aventis, Czech Republic
  • Enzaprost F5
    Chinoin Pharmaceutical and Chemical Work Private, Poland
  • Lutalyse (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis, South Africa
  • Noroprost (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Propess
    Ferring, Portugal
  • Prosmon
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Prostarmon F
    Ono Yakuhin, Japan
  • Sincro Bovis (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Dinolytic (veterinary use)
    D-Vett, Netherlands; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis, Germany; Zoetis, Finland; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Italy; Zoetis Belgium, Belgium; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway; Zoetis Österreich, Austria
  • Dinoprost Tromethamine Bayer (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, United States
  • Enzaprost (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland; Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Italy; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Ceva Sante Animale, Ireland
  • Enzaprost T (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Germany; Ceva Santé Animale, Austria; Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Lutalyse (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, New Zealand; Zoetis, United States; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • ProstaMate (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, United States
  • Prostin F2
    Pfizer, Israel
  • Prostin F2 Alpha
    Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Hong Kong
  • Prostin F2 Alpha (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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