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Compound Summary for: CID 55245


Also known as: Mifegyne; Mifeprex; 84371-65-3; RU-486; Corlux; Mifepriston; Mifepristona; Mifepristonum; Korlym
Molecular Formula: C29H35NO2   Molecular Weight: 429.5937   InChIKey: VKHAHZOOUSRJNA-GCNJZUOMSA-N
A progestational and glucocorticoid hormone antagonist. Its inhibition of progesterone induces bleeding during the luteal phase and in early pregnancy by releasing endogenous prostaglandins from the endometrium or decidua. As a glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, the drug has been used to treat hypercortisolism in patients with nonpituitary CUSHING SYNDROME.   From: MeSH
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