Dydrogesterone

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Dydrogesterone

(Science: chemical) (9 beta,10 alpha)-pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. A synthetic progestational hormone with no androgenic or oestrogenic properties. Unlike many other progestational compounds, dydrogesterone produces no increase in temperature and does not inhibit ovulation.

Pharmacological action: progestational hormones, synthetic.

chemical name: Pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione, (9beta,10alpha)-