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Compound Summary for: CID 5284537

Cyproterone

Also known as: Ciproterona, Ciproterone, Cyproteronum, Gen-Cyproterone, CyPat, Cyproteron, Apo-cyproterone, Novo-cyproterone
Molecular Formula: C22H27ClO3   Molecular Weight: 374.90098   InChIKey: DUSHUSLJJMDGTE-ZJPMUUANSA-N
An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.   From: MeSH
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