Flugestone acetate

Flugestone acetate
Clinical data
Routes of
CAS Number 2529-45-5
PubChem (CID) 10476437
ChemSpider 8651847
UNII X60881643X
KEGG D04235
Chemical and physical data
Formula C23H31FO5
Molar mass 406.487643 g/mol
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Flugestone acetate (FGA) (INN, BAN) (brand names Chronogest, Chrono-Gest, Cronolone, Synchro-Mate, Gyncro-Mate; former developmental code names NSC-65411, SC-9880), or flurogestone acetate (USAN), also known as 17α-acetoxy-9α-fluoro-11β-hydroxyprogesterone, is a steroidal progestin of the 17α-hydroxyprogesterone group that is used in veterinary medicine as an intravaginal sponge preparation to synchronize estrus in ewes and goats.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It was developed by G.D. Searle & Company in the 1960s.[7][8]

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  2. Dr. Ian Morton; I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (31 October 1999). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 122–. ISBN 978-0-7514-0499-9.
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  4. Office of the Federal Register (U S ); U. s. Government Printing Office (29 May 2012). Code of Federal Regulations Title 21: Food and Drug Administration: Parts 500-599, Revised April 1, 2012. Government Printing Office. pp. 359–. ISBN 978-0-16-090718-0.
  5. Robert S. Youngquist; Walter R. Threlfall (23 November 2006). Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 2640–. ISBN 1-4377-1340-8.
  6. Virginia P. Studdert; Clive C. Gay; Douglas C. Blood (9 December 2011). Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 2673–. ISBN 0-7020-4744-9.
  7. Animal Husbandry Research: Reports on Agricultural Industry. 1967. p. 60.
  8. Dairy Science Handbook. Agriservices Foundation. 1971. p. 10.

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