Chlormadinone

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Chlormadinone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
6-chloro-17α-hydroxypregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 1961-77-9
ATC code G03DB06
PubChem CID 5284533
ChemSpider 4447590
Chemical data
Formula C21H27ClO3 
Mol. mass 362.890 g/mol

Chlormadinone (INN, BAN) is a steroidal progestin which was never marketed.[1][2] An acylated derivative, chlormadinone acetate, is widely used clinically used as a pharmaceutical drug.[1][2]

While chlormadinone is sometimes used as a synonym for chlormadinone acetate, what is almost always being referred to is actually chlormadinone acetate and not chlormadinone.

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  1. ^ a b F.. Macdonald (1997). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. CRC Press. p. 419. ISBN 978-0-412-46630-4. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis US. 2000. p. 215. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1. Retrieved 29 May 2012.