dydrogesterone

dydrogesterone
A synthetic steroid, derived from retroprogesterone, with progestational effects.

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dy·dro·ges·ter·one .dī-drō-'jes-tə-.rōn n a synthetic progestational agent C21H28O2 used in the diagnosis and treatment of amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, and in a test for pregnancy called also isopregnenone

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n.
a synthetic female sex hormone (see progestogen) used to treat menstrual abnormalities (such as dysmenorrhoea) and infertility and to prevent miscarriage. It is administered by mouth and may cause mild nausea and breakthrough bleeding. Trade name: Duphaston.

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dy·dro·ges·ter·one (di″dro-jesґtər-ōn) an orally effective, synthetic progestin occurring as a white to pale yellow, crystalline powder; used mainly in the diagnosis and treatment of primary amenorrhea and severe dysmenorrhea, and in combination with estrogen in dysfunctional menorrhagia.

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