Testosterone undecanoate

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Testosterone undecanoate
Testosterone undecanoate.png
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17S)-10,13-dimethyl-3-oxo-1,2,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl undecanoate
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat.
Legal status
Routesoral,I.V
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability7%
MetabolismLiver, Testis and Prostate
Half-life1-12 days
ExcretionUrine
Identifiers
CAS number5949-44-0 N
ATC codeG03BA03
PubChemCID 65157
ChemSpider23089522 YesY
KEGGD06087 YesY
Chemical data
FormulaC30H48O3 
Mol. mass456.70032
 N (what is this?)  (verify)
 
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Testosterone undecanoate
Testosterone undecanoate.png
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17S)-10,13-dimethyl-3-oxo-1,2,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-dodecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl undecanoate
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat.
Legal status
Routesoral,I.V
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability7%
MetabolismLiver, Testis and Prostate
Half-life1-12 days
ExcretionUrine
Identifiers
CAS number5949-44-0 N
ATC codeG03BA03
PubChemCID 65157
ChemSpider23089522 YesY
KEGGD06087 YesY
Chemical data
FormulaC30H48O3 
Mol. mass456.70032
 N (what is this?)  (verify)

Testosterone undecanoate or testosterone undecylate is an ester of testosterone. This hormone is used in androgen replacement therapy primarily for the treatment of male hypogonadism, and is currently under research for use as a male contraceptive. It is sold and distributed under the brand names Aveed, Andriol, Undestor, Nebido, Pantestone, Restandol, Cernos Depot, Nebido-R and Reandron 1000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Köhn, FM; Schill, WB (Nov 2003). "A new oral testosterone undecanoate formulation.". World J Urol 21 (5): 311–5. doi:10.1007/s00345-003-0372-x. PMID 14579074. 

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