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Medroxyprogesterone acetate

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate, 17α-Hydroxy-6α-methyl-4-pregnene-3,20-dione 17-acetate, 6α-Methyl-17α-hydroxyprogesterone acetate, 17α-Acetoxy-6α-methylprogesterone, 6α-Methyl-17α-acetoxyprogesterone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C24H34O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
386.52
Beilstein:
2066112
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

206-207 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12C[C@H](C)C3=CC(=O)CC[C@]3(C)[C@@]1([H])CC[C@@]4(C)[C@@]2([H])CC[C@]4(OC(C)=O)C(C)=O

InChI

1S/C24H34O4/c1-14-12-18-19(22(4)9-6-17(27)13-21(14)22)7-10-23(5)20(18)8-11-24(23,15(2)25)28-16(3)26/h13-14,18-20H,6-12H2,1-5H3/t14-,18+,19-,20-,22+,23-,24-/m0/s1

InChI key

PSGAAPLEWMOORI-PEINSRQWSA-N

Gene Information

human ... PGR(5241)

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 4 - Carc. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

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Quotes and Ordering

Andrea N Simpson et al.
Gynecologic oncology, 133(2), 229-233 (2014-02-25)
Oral progestin is an alternative to hysterectomy for women with complex atypical hyperplasia (CAH) or grade one endometrial cancer (G1EC) who wish fertility preservation. We evaluated treatment efficacy and fertility outcomes in this population. Women <45 y treated with oral
Summer Day et al.
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 66(4), 452-456 (2014-05-07)
Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) use among HIV-1-infected women may increase transmission by increasing plasma and genital HIV-1 RNA shedding. We investigated associations between DMPA use and HIV-1 RNA in plasma and cervical secretions. One hundred two women initiated antiretroviral therapy
Andrew M Kaunitz et al.
Contraception, 77(2), 67-76 (2008-01-30)
While depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is a highly effective contraceptive used by millions of women, its use is associated with bone mineral density (BMD) loss, raising concerns about long-term risk of osteoporosis and/or fractures. We conducted a systematic review of
Lauren J Ralph et al.
The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 15(2), 181-189 (2015-01-13)
The evidence from epidemiological research into whether use of hormonal contraception increases women's risk of HIV acquisition is inconsistent. We did a robust meta-analysis of existing data to provide summary estimates by hormonal contraceptive method which can be used to
R Kent Hermsmeyer et al.
Nature clinical practice. Cardiovascular medicine, 5(7), 387-395 (2008-06-04)
Heart disease presentation can differ between the sexes because nonobstructive coronary disease and angina unrelated to exercise are considerably more prevalent in women than in men. When the outcomes of large, randomized, controlled trials failed to demonstrate cardiac risk protection

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