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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 60282-87-3
ATC code G03AA10
PubChem 43249
Chemical data
Formula C21H26O2 
Mol. mass 310.430 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability in vitro 99% using 3H=R5020 / in vivo similar to progesterone
Metabolism  ?
Half life 16 to 18 hrs.
Excretion urinary tract mainly
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes oral administration

Gestodene is a progestogen hormonal contraceptive.

See also

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