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Chemical Mifepristone

Name Mifepristone
CAS Type 1 Name Estra-4,9-dien-3-one, 11-(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)-17-hydroxy-17-(1-propynyl)-, (11beta,17beta)-
Equivalent Terms Contragest Brand of Mifepristone | Danco Brand of Mifepristone | Exelgyn Brand of Mifepristone | Mifegyne | Mifégyne | Mifeprex | Mifepristone Contragest Brand | Mifepristone Danco Brand | Mifepristone Exelgyn Brand | R38486 | R 38486 | R-38486 | RU38486 | RU 38486 | RU-38486 | RU486 | RU 486 | RU-486 | ZK98296 | ZK 98296 | ZK-98296
CAS Registry Number 84371-65-3
Definition A progestational and glucocorticoid hormone antagonist. Its inhibition of progesterone induces bleeding during the luteal phase and in early pregnancy by releasing endogenous prostaglandins from the endometrium or decidua. As a glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, the drug has been used to treat hypercortisolism in patients with nonpituitary CUSHING SYNDROME.
Structure Mifepristone
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MeSH® ID D015735
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  11-(4-acetophenyl)-17-hydroxy-17-(3-methyl-1-butynyl)-4,9-estradien-3-one
  11-(4-dimethylaminophenyl)-17-hydroxy-17-(3-methyl-1-butynyl)-4,9-estradien-3-one
  4'-(dimethylamino)-17-hydroxy-17-(1-propynyl)benzo(12,12a)-11,18-cyclo-12a,12b-dihomo-estr-4-en-3-one
  Corlux
  metapristone
  mifepristone methochloride
  RU 40555
  Ru 42633
  RU 42698
  RU 42848
  RU 45196
  RU 46534
  RU49953
  ZK 112993
  ZK 114043