Methyltestosterone

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Methyltestosterone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
17b-hydroxy-17a-methylandrost-4-ene-3-one
Clinical data
Trade names Virilon
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
Legal status
Routes of
administration
oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolism Liver
Biological half-life 6-8 hours
Excretion 90% urine / 10% feces
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number 58-18-4 YesY
ATC code G03BA02
PubChem CID: 6010
IUPHAR/BPS 6945
DrugBank DB06710 N
ChemSpider 5788 YesY
UNII V9EFU16ZIF YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:27436 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL1395 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C20H30O2
Molecular mass 302.451
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Methyltestosterone (brand names:[1] Android, Androral, Oraviron, Testred, Virilon) is a 17-alpha-alkylated anabolic steroid used to treat males with a testosterone deficiency.[2] It bears close structural similarity to testosterone, but has a methyl group at C17 in order to increase oral bioavailability.

Confiscated methyltestosterone.

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