Methandriol bisenanthoyl acetate
|Synonyms||Methandriol dioxononanoate; Methylandrostenediol dioxononanoate; Methandriol bisoxononanoate; Methylandrostenediol bisoxononanoate; 17α-Methylandrost-5-ene-3,17β-diol 3,17β-di(3-oxononanoate)|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||612.89 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
Methandriol bisenanthoyl acetate (brand name Notandron-Depot), or methylandrostenediol bisenanthoyl acetate, also known as 17α-methylandrost-5-ene-3,17β-diol 3,17β-di(3-oxononanoate), is a synthetic, injected anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) and a 17α-alkylated derivative of 5-androstenediol. It is an androgen ester – specifically, the C3,17β di(3-oxononanoate) (or dienanthoylacetate) ester of methandriol (17α-methyl-5-androstenediol) – and acts as a prodrug of methandriol in the body. Methandriol bisenanthoyl acetate is administered by intramuscular injection and, relative to methandriol, has an extended duration via this route due to a depot effect afforded by its ester.
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