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Compound Summary for: CID 6279

Medroxyprogesterone Acetate

Also known as: Depo-Provera, Provera, Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate, Metigestrona, Gestapuran, Perlutex, Veramix, Depcorlutin
Molecular Formula: C24H34O4   Molecular Weight: 386.52436   InChIKey: PSGAAPLEWMOORI-PEINSRQWSA-N
A synthetic progestin that is derived from 17-hydroxyprogesterone. It is a long-acting contraceptive that is effective both orally or by intramuscular injection and has also been used to treat breast and endometrial neoplasms.   From: MeSH
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