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Synonyms: Chronopil | Magestin | Megace® | megestryl acetate
megestrol is an approved drug (FDA (1971))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Megestrol (commonly administered as the acetate ester: PubChem CID 11683) is a synthetic derivative of the female sex hormone progesterone. It has anti-estrogenic and antineoplastic activity.
View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: megestrol