Dienestrol diacetate

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Dienestrol diacetate
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Clinical data
Trade namesFaragynol, Gynocyrol
Drug classNonsteroidal estrogen; Estrogen ester
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
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ChEMBL
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC22H22O4
Molar mass350.414 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

Dienestrol diacetate (brand names Faragynol, Gynocyrol, others) is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group related to diethylstilbestrol.[1] It is an ester of dienestrol.[1]

Oral potencies of estrogens

Estrogen Type Class ETD
(mg/14 days)
EPD
(mg/14 days)
EPD
(mg/day)
MSD
(mg/14 days)
MSD
(mg/day)
TSD
(mg/day)
Estradiol (micronized) Bioidentical Steroidal ? 60–80 4.3 14–28 1.0–2.0 >8
Estradiol valerate Bioidentical Steroidal 6–10 60–80 4.3 14–28 1.0–2.0 >8
Estriol Bioidentical Steroidal 20a 120–150b 10.0–10.7b 28–84 1.0–6.0 ?
Estriol succinate Bioidentical Steroidal ? 140–150b 10.0–10.7b 28–84 2.0–6.0 ?
Conjugated estrogens Natural Steroidal 5–12 60–80 4.3 8.4–17.5 0.625–1.25 7.5
Ethinylestradiol Synthetic Steroidal 0.2 1.0–2.0 0.071–0.11 0.28 0.02 0.1
Mestranol Synthetic Steroidal 0.3 1.5–3.0 0.11–0.13 0.3–0.5 0.025 ?
Quinestrol Synthetic Steroidal 0.3 2.0–4.0 0.14–0.29 ? 0.025–0.05 ?
Methylestradiol Synthetic Steroidal ? 2.0 ? ? ? ?
Diethylstilbestrol Synthetic Nonsteroidal 2.5 20–30 1.4–2.1 ? 0.5–2.0 3
Diethylstilbestrol dipropionate Synthetic Nonsteroidal ? 15–30 1.1–1.4 ? ? ?
Dienestrol Synthetic Nonsteroidal ? 30 ? ? 0.5–4.0 ?
Dienestrol diacetate Synthetic Nonsteroidal 3–5 30–60 2.9–4.3 ? ? ?
Hexestrol Synthetic Nonsteroidal ? 70–110 ? ? ? ?
Hexestrol diacetate Synthetic Nonsteroidal ? 45 ? ? ? ?
Chlorotrianisene Synthetic Nonsteroidal ? >100 ? ? ? ?
Methallenestril Synthetic Nonsteroidal ? 400 ? ? ? ?
Note: The OID of EE is 0.1 mg/day. Footnotes: a = Very variable, often higher. b = In divided doses, 3x/day; irregular and atypical proliferation. Sources: See template.

Parenteral potencies and durations of nonsteroidal estrogens

Estrogen EPD (14 days) Duration
Diethylstilbestrol 20 mg 3 mg ≈ 3 days
Diethylstilbestrol dipropionate 12.5–15 mg 2.5 mg ≈ 5 days
Diethylstilbestrol dipropionate (aq. susp.) 5 mg ? mg = 21–28 days
Dienestrol diacetate (aq. susp.) 50 mg ?
Dimestrol 20–40 mg ?
Hexestrol dipropionate 25 mg ?
Notes: All are via i.m. injection of oil solution unless noted otherwise. Sources: See template.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. p. 390. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.