Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Progesterone

Introduction

Name

  • Progesterone

Class of drug

  • Steroid hormone

Description

Chemical name

  • Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione.

Molecular formula

  • C21H302.

Physical properties

  • At low temperatures substance may become viscous.

Storage requirements

  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of threatened or habitual abortion.
  • Control of estrus.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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