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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Anabolic agent


Chemical Name

Androstan-3-one, 17-hydroxy-1-metyl-, (1α,5α,17β)-

Foreign Names

  • Mesterolonum (Latin)
  • Mesterolon (German)
  • Mestérolone (French)
  • Mesterolona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mesterolone (OS: BAN, DCIT, USAN)
  • Mestérolone (OS: DCF)
  • SH 60723 (IS)
  • SH 723 (IS: Schering)
  • Mesterolon (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mesterolone (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mestérolone (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mesterolonum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Androlon
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Cidoviron
    Cid, Egypt
  • Hormo
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Infelon
    Caprifarmindo, Indonesia
  • Mesviron
    Samarth Pharma, Thailand
  • Provimest
    hi pharm, Egypt
  • Proviron
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Egypt; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Healthcare, Indonesia; Bayer Schering, Australia; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, South Africa; Bayer Weimar GmbH, Israel; Schering, Brazil; Schering, Lebanon; Schering, Oman
  • Pro-Viron
    Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Malta
  • Provironum
    Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer HealthCare, Singapore; Bayer Schering Pharma, Vietnam; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Zydus, India
  • Restore
    Micro B & B, India


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
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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