Megestrol

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Megestrol
Systematic (IUPAC) name
17-hydroxy-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat. ?
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number3562-63-8
ATC codeNone
PubChemCID 1909019090
ChemSpider18023
Chemical data
FormulaC22H30O3
Mol. mass342.472 g/mol
 
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Megestrol
Systematic (IUPAC) name
17-hydroxy-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat. ?
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number3562-63-8
ATC codeNone
PubChemCID 1909019090
ChemSpider18023
Chemical data
FormulaC22H30O3
Mol. mass342.472 g/mol

Megestrol (INN, BAN) is a steroidal progestin which was never marketed.[1][2] Its acylated derivative megestrol acetate is also a progestogen, which, in contrast to megestrol itself, has been extensively used as a pharmaceutical drug.[1][2]

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