Altrenogest

Progestin

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Name

  • Altrenogest.

Class of drug

  • Progestogen.

Uses

Action

  • Mimics the effects of progesterone, preparing and maintaining the female reproductive tract for implantation and pregnancy.

Indications

  • Preparation of the female reproductive tract for implantation and pregnancy.
  • Synchronization of estrus in a group of animals.
  • Control of oestrus facilitating the use of artificial insemination.

Adverse reactions

Other reported reactions

  • Cystic endometrial hyperplasia.
  • Mucometra or pyometra.
  • Adrenal cortical suppression.
  • Hypoadrenacortical syndrome on withdrawal of the drug.
  • Obesity.
  • Change in temperament.
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