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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

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 (WHO) (IS)
  • Prolusteron (IS)
  • Progesteron (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Progesterone (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Progestérone (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Progesteronum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Abigest
    Alpic Biotech, India
  • ACT Progesterone
    Actavis Pharma, Canada
  • Agolutin
    BB Pharma, Czech Republic; BB Pharma, Slovakia
  • Aldogest
    Allenge, India
  • Algest
    Cadila, India
  • Alnagest
    Alna, India
  • Alnagest-SR
    Alna, India
  • Amelgen
    Actavis Group, Slovenia
  • Arefam
    PharmaSwiss Ceska, Romania
  • Arefam 200 mg
    Exeltis, Austria
  • Begest
    Celon, India
  • Belgest
    Blubell, India
  • Biogest
    Mpi International, Lebanon
  • Celogest
    Celon, India
  • Ciclosterona
    Lusa, Peru
  • Ciclotest Forte [+ Estradiol]
    Quimica Janvier, Paraguay
  • Ciclovulan Forte [+ Estradiol]
    Farmical, Paraguay
  • CIDR [veterinary use]
    Pfizer Italia, Italy; Zoetis, Finland; Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis Belgium, Belgium; Zoetis Deutschland, Germany
  • Cidr 1,38 g für Rinder [veterinary use]
    Zoetis Österreich, Austria
  • CIDR 1,38g dla bydta [veterinary use]
    Zoetis Polska, Poland
  • Cidr 1.38 [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, France
  • CIDR 1.38g voor runderen [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Netherlands
  • 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
  • Clinomin Forte [+ Estradiol, + Lidocaine]
    Medical Farmac, Paraguay
  • Component E-C [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Elanco, South Africa
  • Component E-C with Tylan [+ Estradiol, + Tylosin] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Component E-S [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Elanco, South Africa
  • Component E-S with Tylan [+ Estradiol, + Tylosin] [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Corion-NP
    Win Medicare, India
  • Crinone
    Allergan, United States; Central Pharma, Bulgaria; Central Pharma, Serbia; Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; EMD Serono, Canada; Fleet, Georgia; Fleet laboratories, Latvia; Merck, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Merck, Brazil; Merck, Chile; Merck, Denmark; Merck, Greece; Merck, Hong Kong; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck, Indonesia; Merck, South Korea; Merck, Norway; Merck, Philippines; Merck, Poland; Merck, Romania; Merck, Sweden; Merck, Slovakia; Merck, Turkey; Merck Healthcare, Netherlands; Merck Kgaa, Lebanon; Merck Kgaa, Oman; Merck S.L., Spain; Merck Serono, China; Merck Serono, Czech Republic; Merck Serono, Estonia; Merck Serono, France; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, Italy; Merck Serono, Macedonia; Merck Serono, Malaysia; Merck Serono, Taiwan; Merck Serono, South Africa; Orifarm, Norway; Serono, Bangladesh; Serono, Venezuela; Serono Europe, Lithuania; Watson Pharmaceutical, United States; Merck Merck Serono Division, Singapore
  • Crinone 8%
    Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand; Merck, Switzerland; Merck, Colombia; Merck, Finland; Merck, Greece; Merck, Luxembourg; Merck A E Hellas, Cyprus; Merck Consumer Healthcare, Belgium; Merck Serono, Argentina; Merck Serono, Australia; Merck Serono, Germany; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono Ltd, Israel
  • Crinone 80 mg/g
    Merck, Hungary
  • Cristerona FP [+ Estradiol]
    Craveri, Argentina; Gador, Paraguay
  • Cue-Mate [veterinary use]
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Cuerpo Amarillo Fuerte
    Hormona, Mexico
  • Cyclogest
    Actavis, Bulgaria; Actavis, Cyprus; Actavis, Egypt; Actavis, Hong Kong; Actavis, Malaysia; Actavis, Netherlands; Actavis, Sweden; Actavis, Singapore; Actavis, Tunisia; Actavis Group, Malta; Actavis Group, Poland; Actavis International, Vietnam; Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Actavis UK, Lebanon; Actavis UK, Malta; Actavis UK Ltd, Oman; AH Cox, Kuwait; Assos, Turkey; Excel Health Care, Pakistan; New Medicon, India; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa; Servimedic, Uruguay
  • Cygest
    Actavis, Indonesia; Inga, India
  • Damax [+ Estradiol]
    Offenbach, Mexico
  • Darstin
    Seid, Spain
  • Di Pro Oleosum [+ Estradiol]
    N.V. Organon, Lebanon
  • DIB-H [veterinary use]
    Agrihealth, New Zealand
  • Dib-V [veterinary use]
    Agrihealth, New Zealand; Boehringer Ingelheim, Australia
  • Dispert GEN Fuerte [+ Estradiol]
    Dispert, Uruguay
  • Dubagest
    Glenmark, India
  • Duogestan [+ Estradiol]
    Besins, Belgium
  • Durogest
    Daksh, India
  • Eazi Breed CIDR [veterinary use]
    Dec International, Israel
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR 1380 [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR B [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR Cattle [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United States; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR G [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR Sheep & Goat [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, New Zealand; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Eazi-Breed CIDR Sheep [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United States
  • E-Gests
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Endometrin
    Ferring, Australia; Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Oman; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United States; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam; Floris, Georgia; Florish, Israel
  • Esolut
    Angelini, Italy
  • Estima
    Effik, France; Effik, Tunisia
  • ETS
    Emcure, India
  • Evacin [+ Estradiol]
    FA.PA.SA., Paraguay
  • Evajestan
    Par, Georgia
  • Evocanil
    Zodiac, Brazil
  • Famenita
    Exeltis Germany, Germany
  • Femarine
    Polfa Pabianice, Georgia
  • Feminal Forte [+ Estradiol]
    Sanifar, Paraguay
  • Femproges
    Pharmetica, Paraguay
  • Fertiring
    ABL, Ecuador; Grünenthal, Colombia; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Firm Up
    AHPL, India
  • Fulgest
    Micro Nova, India
  • Gepretix
    Exeltis Baltics, Estonia; Exeltis Baltics, Lithuania; Exeltis Baltics, Latvia
  • Geslutin
    Asofarma de Mexico, Mexico; Tecnofarma, Colombia; Tecnofarma, Peru
  • Geslutin 100 mg
    Nolver, Venezuela
  • Geslutin 200 mg
    Nolver, Venezuela
  • Geslutin PNM
    Medicamenta Ecuatoriana, Ecuador
  • Gestageno
    Laboratorios Elea México, Mexico
  • Gester-NP
    Shinto, India
  • Gestmate
    Akesiss, India
  • Gestone
    IFET, Greece; Medicem, Malta; Nordic Pharma, Cyprus; Nordic Pharma, Egypt; Nordic Pharma, United Kingdom
  • Gestone 50mg/ml
    Nordic Pharma, Israel
  • Gestorin
    Intra, India
  • Gravitest [+ Estradiol]
    Alpifar, Paraguay
  • Gynalven
    ITF, Greece; ITF Hellas, Cyprus
  • Gynprogest
    Eticos, Paraguay
  • Hema
    Vensat, India
  • Hilgestrone
    HLL Lifecare, India
  • Hormoral
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Hosterona [+ Estradiol]
    Craveri, Argentina; Gador, Paraguay
  • Hystrogest
    Globe, Egypt
  • Inprosub
    GOODLIFE Pharma, Belgium
  • Inprosub 25mg
    IBSA, Luxembourg
  • Jarit
    Procaps, Colombia; Unimed, Peru
  • Lai Ting
    Xinchang Medicine & Chemical Co Ltd, China
  • Lextone
    Lexus, India
  • Luteum
    ASKA Seiyaku Asuka, Japan
  • Lutigest
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Lutinus
    2care4, Norway; Farmagon, Norway; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Denmark; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, Greece; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, South Korea; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Norway; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring Arzneimittel, Romania; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Japan; Orifarm, Norway
  • Lutinus 100 mg
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Lutofolone [+ Estradiol]
    Misr, Egypt
  • Lutogin
    AMSA, Italy
  • Lutoginestryl F [+ Estradiol]
    Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico
  • Lutogynestryl Fuerte
    Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador
  • Lutone
    Misr, Egypt
  • Luttagen
    Temapharm, Poland
  • Macgest
    Macleods, India
  • Mafel
    Raymos, Argentina; Raymos, Paraguay
  • Mastoprofen
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Menaelle
    Théramex, Monaco
  • Ménaelle
    Théramex, Monaco
  • Menovis [+ Estradiol]
    Teofarma, Italy
  • Menstrogen [+ Ethinylestradiol]
    Organon, Pakistan
  • Mestrolar [+ Estradiol]
    Paill, Belize; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, El Salvador
  • Metrigen Fuerte [+ Estradiol]
    Aspen Labs, Mexico
  • Miprogen
    Bharat Serums, India
  • Misocheck
    Pharmacheck, Peru
  • Namgem
    Dewcare, India
  • Naturogest
    Zydus, India
  • N-Gest
    Elmex, India
  • Nidagen
    Systopic, India
  • Nomestrol [+ Estradiol]
    Vijosa, Belize; Vijosa, Guatemala; Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, Panama; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • N-Sanigest
    Sanify, India
  • Nutragest
    Nutramedica, India
  • OneCrinone
    Merck Serono, Japan
  • Oripro
    Perrigo, Australia
  • Ornisteril [veterinary use]
    Laboratoires Biové, France
  • Ova-Gest
    Iscon Life Sciences, India
  • Pregcitil
    Molekule, India
  • Pregtom
    Epitome, India
  • Pregzed
    Zota, India
  • Prid [veterinary use]
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Vetem, Italy
  • Prid alpha [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, Iceland
  • Prid delta [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva AH, South Africa; Ceva Animal Health, Poland; Ceva Sante Animale, Ireland; Ceva Santé Animale, Estonia; Ceva Santé Animale, Iceland; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland
  • Prid delta 1,55 g für Rinder [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, Austria
  • PRID DELTA 1,55g Für Rinder [veterinary use]
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Prid Delta 1.55 g voor runderen [veterinary use]
    Ceva Sante Animale, Netherlands
  • Prid Delta 1.55g [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Prid E [veterinary use]
    Laprovet, Ireland
  • Primoson-F [+ Estradiol]
    Quimica Son's, Mexico
  • Prodiol [+ Estradiol]
    Gentle, Taiwan; Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Pro-Estramon-S [+ Estradiol]
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • ProFeme 10
    Lawley, New Zealand; Lawley Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • ProFeme 3.2
    Lawley Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Progebel
    EFFIK Benelux, Belgium
  • Progedex 25 mg
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Austria
  • Progeffik
    Effik, Spain; Effik, Taiwan; Effik Italia, Italy; Laboratóratorios Effik, Portugal; Pharma Investi, Paraguay
  • Progehormon
    Mochida Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Progendo
    Abbott, Colombia; Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Peru; Recalcine, Paraguay; Vivax, Venezuela
  • Proger F [+ Estradiol]
    Streger, Mexico
  • Proger-F [+ Estradiol]
    Streger, Mexico
  • Progering
    ABL, Ecuador; Laboratorios Silesia, Chile
  • Progest
    Catalent, Georgia; Laboratoires Elea, Lebanon; Pharco, Egypt
  • Progest 100
    Elea, Argentina
  • Progest 200
    Elea, Argentina
  • Progestan
    Besins, France; DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany; Koçak, Turkey; Urufarma, Uruguay
  • Progestanelle
    Exeltis, Slovakia
  • Progestediol [+ Estradiol]
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Progesteron
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • Progesteron Actavis
    Actavis Group, Romania
  • Progesteron Besins
    Besins Healthcare, Netherlands
  • Progesteron Stricker [veterinary use]
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Progesterona Natural Micronizada Pharma Arte
    Pharma Arte, Paraguay
  • Progesterone
    Actavis, United States; Amneal Pharmaceuticals, United States; Bionpharma, United States; Chengshi Pharmaceutical, Russian Federation; Dr. Reddy's, United States; Fresenius Kabi, United States; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Hikma, United States; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, United States; Sandoz, United States; Sofgen Pharmaceuticals, United States; Teva, United States
  • Progesterone - TongYong Pharm
    Tongyong Tongmeng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Progesterone - Xianju Pharm
    Xianju Pharmaceutical, China
  • Progesterone Actavis
    Actavis, Latvia
  • Progesterone Astar
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Progestérone Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Progesterone CCPC
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Chi Sheng
    Chi Sheng, Taiwan
  • Progesterone Effik
    Effik, Poland
  • Progesterone Exeltis 100 mg
    Exeltis Magyarország Gyógyszerkereskedelmi, Hungary
  • Progesterone Exeltis 200 mg
    Exeltis Magyarország Gyógyszerkereskedelmi, Hungary
  • 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
  • Progesterone 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
  • Progestogel
    Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Georgia; Besins, Macedonia; Besins, Tunisia; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins Iscovesco, Lebanon; Besins Manufacturing, Serbia; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Peru; DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany; Lab. Besins, Romania; Laboratoires Besins International, Serbia; Servimedic, Uruguay; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Progestogel 1%
    Besins, Belgium; Besins, France; Besins Healthcare, Vietnam
  • Progestogel 10mg/g
    Besins, Luxembourg
  • Progestradiol Forte [+ Estradiol]
    Lasca, Paraguay
  • Progeterone Mylan
    Mylan, Tunisia
  • Prog-G
    Biopharm, Georgia
  • Progiron
    Genévrier, France
  • Progynex
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Prolutex
    Angelini, Spain; IBSA, Czech Republic; IBSA, Poland; IBSA, Slovakia; IBSA Farmaceutici, Cyprus; IBSA Farmaceutici Italia Srl., Greece; IBSA Institut Biochimique, Macedonia
  • Prolutex 25 mg
    IBSA, Hungary
  • Prolutex 25mg
    IBSA, Switzerland
  • Prometrium
    AbbVie, United States; Besins Healthcare, Australia; Merck Canada, Canada; Rottapharm, Italy; Virtus, United States
  • Prontogest
    IBSA Farmaceutici Italia, Italy; JV Healthcare Limited, Malta; Marcyrl, Egypt; Marcyrl, Lebanon
  • Pro-One
    Invision, India
  • Prosphere
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico
  • Prostar
    Akums, Georgia
  • Provagen
    InnoGen, Philippines
  • Qi Ning
    Aisheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Reafem
    Leon Farma, Georgia
  • Relantan
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Relmont [veterinary use]
    Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway
  • Rigest
    Rishab, India
  • Sinergon [+ Estradiol]
    Millet, Paraguay
  • Stable-NP
    Domagk, India
  • Susten
    Sun Pharma, Myanmar
  • Synergon [+ Estrone]
    SERP, Monaco
  • Synovex C [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Canada; Zoetis, United States; Zoetis, South Africa
  • Synovex S [+ Estradiol] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Canada; Zoetis, United States; Zoetis, South Africa; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Synovular Lafrancol [+ Estradiol]
    Abbott, Colombia
  • Taiyu Progesterone
    Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Teva-Progesterone
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Turagest
    Malody, India
  • Unitest Forte [+ Estradiol]
    Galeno, Paraguay
  • Utrogest
    DR. KADE/BESINS Pharma, Germany; Dr.Kade Pharmazeutische Fabrik, Latvia
  • Utrogestan
    A. Menarini, Philippines; Angelini Pharma, Greece; Besins, Belgium; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Bulgaria; Besins, Czech Republic; Besins, France; Besins, Latvia; Besins, Macedonia; Besins, Malta; Besins, Thailand; Besins, Tunisia; Besins Healthcare, Australia; Besins Healthcare, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Besins Healthcare, Brazil; Besins Healthcare, Malaysia; Besins Healthcare, Netherlands; Besins Healthcare, Singapore; Besins Healthcare UK, United Kingdom; Besins International, Hong Kong; Besins Iscovesco, Lebanon; Besins Manufacturing, Serbia; Biopas, Ecuador; Biopas, Venezuela; Corne, Mexico; Cyndea, Georgia; Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Ferring, Argentina; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Hospitalija Trgovina, Croatia (Hrvatska); Jaba, Portugal; Lab. Besins, Romania; Laboratories Besins-Iscovesco, China; Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia; Medi Challenge, South Africa; Medis, Slovenia; October Pharma, Egypt; Olic, Georgia; Pharmaco, New Zealand; Renaissance Cryopreservation & Health Care Ltd., Cyprus; Seid, Spain; Servimedic, Uruguay; TTY Biopharm, Taiwan; Biopas, Peru
  • Utrogestan 100 mg
    Besins, Hungary
  • Utrogestan 100mg
    Besins, Luxembourg; Besins Healthcare, Austria; Besins Healthcare, Vietnam; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Utrogestan 200mg
    Besins, Luxembourg; Besins Healthcare, Vietnam; Besins-International Laboratories, Israel; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Utrovin
    Bestochem, India
  • Vageston
    Zydus, India
  • Vasclor
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Vasclor 8%
    Verisfield, Cyprus; Verisfield, Greece
  • Vermagest [+ Estradiol]
    Vijosa, Honduras; Vijosa, Nicaragua; Vijosa, El Salvador
  • Yenatron
    Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Yi Ma Xin
    Xianju Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zuton
    Zubit, India

Glossary

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

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