Androstenediol diacetate

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Androstenediol diacetate
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Clinical data
Other namesAndrostenediol 3,17-diacetate; 5-Androstenediol 3β,17β-diacetate; Androst-5-ene-3β,17β-diol 3β,17β-diacetate
CAS Number
PubChem CID
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ECHA InfoCard100.016.604 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
Molar mass374.521 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

Androstenediol diacetate, or 5-androstenediol 3β,17β-diacetate, also known as androst-5-ene-3β,17β-diol 3β,17β-diacetate, is a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroid and an androgen ester – specifically, the C3β,17β diacetate diester of 5-androstenediol (androst-5-ene-3β,17β-diol) – which was never marketed.[1] The medication has been used with success to treat breast cancer in women.[2]

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  1. ^ J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 86–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. ^ Dao, Thomas L. (1975). "Pharmacology and Clinical Utility of Hormones in Hormone Related Neoplasms". In Alan C. Sartorelli; David G. Johns (eds.). Antineoplastic and Immunosuppressive Agents. pp. 170–192. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-65806-8_11. ISBN 978-3-642-65806-8.