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. 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.