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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anabolic agent

Chemical Name

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

Foreign Names

  • Metenolonum (Latin)
  • Metenolon (German)
  • Méténolone (French)
  • Metenolona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Primobolan
    Bayer Yakuhin, Japan; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • Primobolan Depot [+ Metenolone 17β-enantate]
    Bayer Hispania, Spain
  • Primobolan Depot
    Bayer, Turkey; BSP Bayer Schering Pharma, Paraguay; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • Primobolan Depot [+ Metenolone 17β-acetate]
    Bayer Hispania, Spain
  • Rimobolan
    Bayer, Turkey


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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