Normethandrone

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Not to be confused with normethadone.
Normethandrone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17S)-17-hydroxy-13,17-dimethyl-1,2,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16-dodecahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Clinical data
Routes of
administration
Oral
Identifiers
CAS Number 514-61-4
ATC code G03DC31 (WHO)
PubChem CID 5284597
ChemSpider 4447645
UNII 743F1Z557A
ChEMBL CHEMBL269549
Synonyms 17β-Hydroxy-17α-methylestr-4-en-3-one; 19-Normethisterone; Lutenin; Matronal; Metalutin; Methalutin; Methylestrenolone; Methylnortestosterone; Normetandrone; Normethandrolone; Normethandrone; Normethanedrolone; Orgasteron; NSC-10039
Chemical data
Formula C19H28O2
Molar mass 288.42 g/mol

Normethandrone (brand names Metalutin, Orgasteron, Lutenin, Matronal), also known as methylestrenolone and normethisterone, as well as 17α-methyl-19-nortestosterone, is a progestin and weak androgen/anabolic steroid.[1][2] It has been marketed since 1957.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 888–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. 
  2. ^ Begni-Calvet, D. (1959). "Two properties of methylestrenolone (17-alpha-methyl-19-nortestosterone): Its effectiveness in the treatment of dysmenorrhea, its anabolic action". Gynecologie pratique. 10: 261–272. PMID 13798272. 
  3. ^ United States. Patent Office (1957). Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office. U.S. Patent Office.