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17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate

Hydroxyprogesterone derivative that acts as a progestin and is used to reduce the risk of recurrent miscarriage and of premature birth. It is also used in combination with estrogen in the management of menstruation disorders.
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  • 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone capronate
  • delalutin
  • 17-hydroxyprogesterone capronate
  • 17 alpha-oxyprogesterone capronate
  • hydroxyprogesterone hexanoate
  • hydroxyprogesterone caproate
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