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Luteinising Hormone

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

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009002-67-9

Therapeutic Category

Pituitary gonadotropin: Luteinizing hormone (LH)

Chemical Name

Glycoprotein.Heterodimer of non-covalently linked unspecific α- and specific β-glycopeptidic subunits, isolated from anterior pituitary.

Foreign Names

  • Lutropinum (Latin)
  • Luteinisierendes Hormon (German)
  • Hormone lutéinisante (French)
  • Lutropina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Gonadotropin B (IS)
  • ICSH (IS)
  • Interstitial cell stimulating hormone (IS)
  • LH (IS)
  • Luteotropic Hormone (IS)
  • Pituitary Luteinizing Hormone (IS)
  • PLH (IS)
  • Prolan B (IS)

Brand Names

  • Grafova (Luteinising Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
    Glenmark, India
  • HMG Ferring (Luteinising Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
    Ferring, Argentina
  • Lifecell (Luteinising Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
    Buxton, Argentina
  • Menofactor
    Biofactor, Egypt
  • Menogon (Luteinising Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
    Ferring, Israel
  • Pergonal
    Serono, Egypt
  • Pergoveris (Luteinising Hormone and Follitropin Alfa)
    Merck Serono, Poland; Serono, Tunisia
  • Pluset (Luteinising Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone (veterinary use))
    Vetcare, Finland; Laboratorios Calier, Belgium; Laboratorios Calier, Ireland; Laboratorios Calier, Netherlands; Laboratorios Calier, SA, United Kingdom; Qalian, France; Sykes Vet International, Australia

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