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Chemical Megestrol

Name Megestrol
CAS Type 1 Name Pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-
CAS Registry Number 3562-63-8
Definition 17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregna-3,6-diene-3,20-dione. A progestational hormone used most commonly as the acetate ester. As the acetate, it is more potent than progesterone both as a progestagen and as an ovulation inhibitor. It has also been used in the palliative treatment of breast cancer.
Structure Megestrol
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MeSH® ID D008535
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ChemicalsPolycyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fused-Ring Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Steroids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pregnanes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pregnadienes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Megestrol Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Megestrol Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  megestranol
View node Megestrol Acetate Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  megestrol caproate
  nomegestrol Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  nomegestrol acetate Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  Tri-Ervonum