|Trade names||Depot-Ostromon; Synthila|
|Synonyms||Dianisylhexene; 4,4'-Dimethoxy-α,α'-diethylstilbene; Diethylstilbestrol dimethyl ether; Dimethoxydiethylstilbestrol; (E)-4,4'-(1,2-Diethylethylene)dianisole|
|Drug class||Nonsteroidal estrogen; Estrogen ether|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||296.403 g/mol|
|3D model (JSmol)|
Dimestrol (brand names Depot-Ostromon, Synthila), also known as dianisylhexene, 4,4'-dimethoxy-α,α'-diethylstilbene, diethylstilbestrol dimethyl ether, and dimethoxydiethylstilbestrol, is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group which is related to diethylstilbestrol. It has been used to induce the development of female secondary sexual characteristics in the case of female delayed puberty or hypogonadism. The drug has also been used as a fattening agent in livestock.
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