|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||342.472 g/mol g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
|(what is this?)|
Megestrol (INN, BAN) is a progestin of the 17α-hydroxyprogesterone group which was never marketed and is not currently used clinically. Its acylated derivative megestrol acetate is also a progestogen, which, in contrast to megestrol itself, has been extensively used as a pharmaceutical drug.
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