Drostanolone

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Drostanolone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2R,5S,8R,9S,10S,13S,14S,17S)-17-hydroxy- 2,10,13-trimethyl-1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17- tetradecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 58-19-5 YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID 6011
UNII 7DR7H00HDT N
ChEMBL CHEMBL1582 N
Chemical data
Formula C20H32O2 
Mol. mass 304.46 g/mol
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Drostanolone (INN; also known as dromostanolone or Drolban), marketed as Masteron, is an anabolic steroid. Drostanolone is a part of the dihydrotestosterone (DHT) family. Its main medical uses include lowering cholesterol levels and as an antineoplastic agent in the treatment of some cancers.[medical citation needed] It is most commonly marketed as the ester drostanolone propionate (trade name Masteron). Drostanolone has been used for bodybuilding, mainly in "cutting cycles."

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  • Ringold, H. J.; Batres, E.; Halpern, O.; Necoechea, E.; J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 1959, 81, 427.