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Progesterone

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

In the US, Progesterone (progesterone systemic) is a member of the drug class progestins and is used to treat Amenorrhea, Endometrial Hyperplasia - Prophylaxis, Endometriosis, Gender Dysphoria, Perimenopausal Symptoms, Premature Labor, Progesterone Insufficiency, Seizures and Uterine Bleeding.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03DA04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000057-83-0

Chemical Formula

C21-H30-O2

Molecular Weight

314

Therapeutic Category

Progestin

Chemical Name

Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Progesteronum (Latin)
  • Progesteron (German)
  • Progestérone (French)
  • Progesterona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Progesterone (OS: BAN, DCIT, JAN)
  • Progestérone (OS: DCF)
  • BP 14 (IS)
  • Corpus-luteum-Hormon (IS)
  • Lutogynon (IS)
  • Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione (IS: WHO)
  • Prolusteron (IS)
  • Progesteron (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Progesterone (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Progestérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Progesteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Agofollin Depot
    BB Pharma, Slovakia
  • Agolutin
    BB Pharma, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Agolutin Depot
    BB Pharma, Slovakia; Biotika Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Algest
    Cadila, India
  • Arefam
    Medico Uno, Romania; Velvian, Austria
  • Begest
    Celon, India
  • Belgest
    Blubell, India
  • Biogest
    Mpi International, Lebanon
  • Celogest
    Celon, India
  • Ciclosterona
    Lusa, Peru
  • CIDR (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Zoetis, Germany; Zoetis, Finland; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis, Italy; Zoetis Belgium, Belgium
  • Cidr (veterinary use)
    Zoetis Österreich, Austria
  • CIDR B (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • CIDR B Plus (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • CIDR Cattle Insert (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, New Zealand
  • CIDR G (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Colprone
    Wyeth, Oman
  • Corion-NP
    Win Medicare, India
  • Crinone
    EMD Serono, Canada; Fleet, Georgia; Fleet, Serbia; Merck, Belgium; Merck, Chile; Merck, Greece; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Hungary; Merck, Indonesia; Merck, South Korea; Merck, Mexico; Merck, Netherlands; Merck, Norway; Merck, Philippines; Merck, Poland; Merck, Sweden; Merck, Slovenia; Merck, Turkey; Merck Kgaa, Lebanon; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, Argentina; Merck Serono, Australia; Merck Serono, China; Merck Serono, Czech Republic; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, Denmark; Merck Serono, Estonia; Merck Serono, France; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Israel; Merck Serono, Italy; Merck Serono, Malaysia; Merck Serono, Taiwan; Merck Serono, South Africa; Orifarm, Norway; Serono, Bangladesh; Serono, Venezuela; Watson Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Crinone 8%
    Cherubino, Malta; Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Finland; Merck, Slovakia; Merck A E Hellas, Cyprus; Merck Serono, United Kingdom
  • Cristerona FP (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Cue-Mare (veterinary use)
    Bioniche Animal Health, Australia
  • Cue-Mate (veterinary use)
    Bioniche Animal Health, Australia; Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Cuerpo Amarillo Fuerte
    Hormona, Mexico
  • Cyclogest
    Actavis, Cyprus; Actavis, Hong Kong; Actavis, Malta; Actavis, Malaysia; Actavis, Singapore; Actavis, Tunisia; Actavis, Vietnam; Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Alpharma, Oman; New Medicon, India; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa
  • Cygest
    Actavis, Indonesia; Inga, India
  • Darstin
    Seid, Spain
  • Di Pro Oleosum (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    N.V. Organon, Lebanon
  • DIB-H (veterinary use)
    Agrihealth, New Zealand
  • Dib-V (veterinary use)
    Agrihealth, New Zealand
  • Dubagest
    Glenmark, India
  • Duogestan (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Besins, Belgium
  • Durogest
    Daksh, India
  • Eazi Breed CIDR (veterinary use)
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • EAZI-BREED (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR 1380 (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR Sheep & Goat (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, New Zealand
  • E-Gests
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Endometrin
    Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United States; Floris, Georgia; Florish, Israel
  • Esolut
    Aziende Chimiche Riunite Angelini Francesco A.C.R.A.F S., Italy
  • Estima
    Effik, France; LENIS, Slovenia
  • Estrogel Propak (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Merck, Canada
  • ETS
    Emcure, India
  • Evocanil
    Zodiac, Brazil
  • Famenita
    Velvian, Germany
  • Fertiring
    ABL, Ecuador; ABL Pharma, Peru; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Firm Up
    AHPL, India
  • First Progesterone
    CutisPharma, United States
  • Fulgest
    Micro Nova, India
  • Gepretix
    Ladee Pharma, Estonia
  • Geslutin
    Asofarma de Mexico, Mexico; Nolver, Venezuela; Tecnofarma, Colombia; Tecnofarma, Peru
  • Geslutin PNM
    Medicamenta Ecuatoriana, Ecuador
  • Gester
    Elea, Argentina
  • Gester-NP
    Shinto, India
  • Gestmate
    Akesiss, India
  • Gestone
    Nordic Pharma, Cyprus; Nordic Pharma, Egypt; Nordic Pharma, United Kingdom; Nordic Pharma, Israel
  • Gestorin
    Intra, India
  • Gestrygen (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Gynalven
    ITF Hellas, Cyprus
  • Hema
    Vensat, India
  • Hilgestrone
    HLL Lifecare, India
  • Hormoral
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Hosterona (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Hystrogest
    Globe, Egypt
  • Inprosub
    GOODLIFE Pharma, Belgium
  • Jarit
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Juvenum (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico
  • Lai Ting
    Xinchang Medicine & Chemical Co Ltd, China
  • Lextone
    Lexus, India
  • Luferti
    Ferring, Portugal
  • Lugesteron
    Takeda, Finland
  • Lutigest
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Lutinus
    2care4, Norway; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, South Korea; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovenia; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Denmark; Orifarm, Norway
  • Lutofolone (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Misr, Egypt
  • Lutogin
    Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Lutogynestryl Fuerte
    Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador
  • Lutone
    Misr, Egypt
  • Luttagen
    Temapharm, Poland
  • Macgest
    Macleods, India
  • Mafel
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Mastoprofen
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Menaelle
    Théramex, Monaco
  • Ménaelle
    Théramex, Monaco
  • Mestrolar (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Paill, Belize; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, El Salvador
  • Microgest
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Miprogen
    Bharat Serums, India
  • Namgem
    Dewcare, India
  • Naturogest
    Zydus, India
  • N-Gest
    Elmex, India
  • Nidagen
    Systopic, India
  • Nomestrol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Belize; Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • N-Sanigest
    Sanify, India
  • Nutragest
    Nutramedica, India
  • Nymfalon (Progesterone and Chorionic Gonadotrophin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Ornisteril (veterinary use)
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Ova-Gest
    Iscon Life Sciences, India
  • Pleyris
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy
  • Pregcitil
    Molekule, India
  • Pregtom
    Epitome, India
  • Pregzed
    Zota, India
  • Premastan
    Corne, Mexico
  • Prid (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Germany; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Prid delta (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Italy; Ceva AH, South Africa; Ceva Sante Animale, Ireland; Ceva Santé Animale, Austria; Ceva Santé Animale, France; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland
  • PRID delta Für Rinder (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Prid E (veterinary use)
    Laprovet, Ireland
  • Prodiol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Gentle, Taiwan; Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Pro-Estramon-S (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • ProFeme
    Lawley, Australia
  • Progebel
    EFFIK Benelux, Belgium
  • Progedex
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Austria
  • Progeffik
    Effik, Spain; Effik, Taiwan; Effik Italia, Italy; Laboratóratorios Effik, Portugal; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Progehormon
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Progendo
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Colombia; Gynopharm, Peru
  • Proger F (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Streger, Mexico
  • Progering
    ABL, Ecuador; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Progest
    Elea, Argentina; Laboratoires Elea, Lebanon; Pharco, Egypt
  • Progestan
    Besins, France; Kade/Besins, Germany; Koçak, Turkey
  • Progestediol (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progesteron Biopharm
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • Progesteron Stricker (veterinary use)
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Progesterona Asofarma
    Asofarma, Argentina
  • Progesterone
    Orion, Australia
  • Progesterone - TongYong Pharm
    Tongyong Tongmeng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Progesterone - Xianju Pharm
    Xianju, China
  • Progesterone Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Progesterone Astar
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Progestérone Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Progesterone CCPC
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Chi Sheng
    Chi Sheng, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Cytex
    Cytex, Canada
  • Progesterone Effik
    Effik, Poland
  • Progesterone F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Progesterone Gwo Chyang
    Gwo Chyang, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Jurox (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Progesterone Kahira
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Progestérone Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Progesterone Oriental
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Panbiotic
    Panbiotic, Taiwan
  • Progestérone Retard Pharlon
    Bayer, Tunisia
  • Progestérone Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Progesterone Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progestin
    Vijosa, Belize; Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Progestinum-KR
    Chemical Farmaceutica, Georgia
  • Progestogel
    Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Serbia; Besins, Tunisia; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins International, Vietnam; Besins Iscovesco, Lebanon; Biopas, Colombia; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Peru; Kade/Besins, Germany; Lab. Besins, Romania; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Progeterone Mylan
    Mylan, Tunisia
  • Prog-G
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • PROGIRON
    Genévrier, France
  • Progro S (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Pro Beef Australia, Australia
  • Progynex
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Prolutex
    Angelini, Spain; IBSA, Switzerland; IBSA, Hungary; IBSA, Poland; IBSA, Slovakia; Inibsa, Portugal
  • Promenorea
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Prometrium
    Abbott, United States; Merck, Canada; Rottapharm, Italy
  • Prontogest
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy; Marcyrl, Egypt; Marcyrl, Lebanon
  • Pro-One
    Invision, India
  • Qi Ning
    Aisheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Relmont (veterinary use)
    Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway
  • Rigest
    Rishab, India
  • Stable-NP
    Domagk, India
  • Susten
    Sun Pharma, Myanmar
  • Synergon (Progesterone and Estrone)
    SERP, Monaco
  • Synovex (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Synovex C (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Synovex S (Progesterone and Estradiol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Taiyu Progesterone
    Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Turagest
    Malody, India
  • Utrogest
    Dr.Kade Pharmazeutische Fabrik, Latvia; Kade/Besins, Germany
  • Utrogestan
    A. Menarini, Philippines; Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Czech Republic; Besins, France; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Hungary; Besins, Latvia; Besins, Malta; Besins, Netherlands; Besins, Serbia; Besins, Thailand; Besins, Tunisia; Besins Healthcare, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Besins Healthcare, Malaysia; Besins Healthcare, Singapore; Besins Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins International, Vietnam; Besins Iscovesco, Lebanon; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Biopas, Colombia; Biopas, Ecuador; Corne, Mexico; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Farmoquimica, Brazil; Ferring, Argentina; Hospitalija Trgovina, Croatia (Hrvatska); Jaba, Portugal; Lab. Besins, Romania; Laboratories Besins-Iscovesco, China; Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia; Meda Pharm, Austria; Medi Challenge, South Africa; October Pharma, Egypt; Pharmaco, New Zealand; Sanolabor, Slovenia; Seid, Spain; TTY Biopharm, Taiwan; Vifor, Switzerland; Biopas, Peru
  • Utrogestran
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Utrovin
    Bestochem, India
  • Vageston
    Zydus, India
  • Vasclor
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Vermagest (Progesterone and Estradiol)
    Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Yenatron
    Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Yi Ma Xin
    Xianju, China
  • Zuton
    Zubit, India

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