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In the US, Estramustine (estramustine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: hormones/antineoplastics, mitotic inhibitors and is used to treat Prostate Cancer.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic alkylating agent


Chemical Name

Estra-1,3,5(10)-triene-3,17-diol (17β)-, 3-[bis(2-chloroetyl)carbamate]

Foreign Names

  • Estramustinum (Latin)
  • Estramustin (German)
  • Estramustine (French)
  • Estramustina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Estracyt
    Pfizer, South Korea; Phrmcia, Egypt
  • Estranovag
    Gobbi-Novag, Argentina
  • Biasetyl
    Taisho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Emcyt
    Pfizer, Canada; Pharmacia, United States
  • Estracyt
    CSP, France; Laboratorio Pfizer de Chile, Chile; Nippon Shinyaku, Japan; Pfizer, United Arab Emirates; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Bahrain; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Iraq; Pfizer, Iran; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Jordan; Pfizer, Kuwait; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Qatar; Pfizer, Serbia; Pfizer, Saudi Arabia; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Syria; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer, Yemen; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Luxembourg, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pharmacia, Germany; Pharmacia & Upjohn Pty, Lithuania; Pharmacia Upjohn, Lebanon; Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Estramustin HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Estramustina Filaxis
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Multosin
    Takeda, Germany
  • Proesta
    Shiono Kemikaru, Japan
  • Suloprost
    Sandoz, Argentina
  • Estracyt
    Arich, Taiwan; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Spain


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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