Methestrol

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Methestrol
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Clinical data
Synonyms Methoestrol; Metestrol; Promethestrol; Promethoestrol; Dimethylhexestrol
Drug class Nonsteroidal estrogen
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C20H26O2
Molar mass 298.41924 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

Methestrol (INN) or methoestrol, also known as promethestrol or promethoestrol (BAN) or as dimethylhexestrol, is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group related to diethylstilbestrol that was never marketed.[1][2]

A related drug is methestrol dipropionate (or promethestrol dipropionate) (brand name Meprane Dipropionate).[3][4][5][6][7][8]

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