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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Anabolic agent


Adrenal cortex hormone

Chemical Name

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

Foreign Names

  • Prasteronum (Latin)
  • Prasteron (German)
  • Prastérone (French)
  • Prasterona (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bemom (Prasterone and Folic Acid)
    Bipi, India
  • Biolaif
    Medix, Mexico
  • Biosteron
    Lek-AM, Poland
  • Cidodian Depot (Prasterone and Estradiol)
    Cid, Egypt
  • Dhea
    GNC, Egypt
  • DHEA Eljot
    Eljot, Poland
  • Dhea Natrol (Prasterone and Calcium)
    Natrol, Egypt
  • Dhea Schiff (Prasterone and Calcium)
    Schiff, Egypt
  • Gynodian
    Scherring, Egypt
  • Gynodian Depot (Prasterone and Estradiol)
    Scherring, Egypt
  • Stymen
    Aflofarm Fabryka Lekow, Poland
  • Binodian Depot (Prasterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer de México, Mexico
  • Gynodian Depot (Prasterone and Estradiol)
    Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Peru; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer, Chile; Bayer, Poland; Bayer Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Supligol NF (Prasterone and Estradiol)
    Lazar, Argentina
  • Di Luo An
    Livzon Zhuhai, China
  • Levospa
    Koa Isei, Japan


DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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