Algestone

Algestone

Algestone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
16α,17α-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Identifiers
CAS number
ATC code None
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Chemical data
Formula C21H30O4 
Mol. mass 346.461 g/mol

Algestone (INN; Alphasone, Alfasone), also known as 16α,17α-dihydroxyprogesterone, is a steroidal progestin used as a contraceptive drug.[1]

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References

  1. ^ A. D. Roberts (1991). Dictionary of Steroids: Chemical Data, Structures, and Bibliographies. CRC Press. p. 336.