Algestone

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Algestone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
16α,17α-dihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
Clinical data
  • Prescription only
Identifiers
595-77-7
None
PubChem CID 11687
ChemSpider 11196
ChEBI CHEBI:763 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C21H30O4
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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  1. ^ A. D. Roberts (1991). Dictionary of Steroids: Chemical Data, Structures, and Bibliographies. CRC Press. p. 336. ISBN 978-0-412-27060-4. Retrieved 25 May 2012.