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Details

Stereochemistry ABSOLUTE
Molecular Formula C20H32O2
Molecular Weight 304.4669
Optical Activity UNSPECIFIED
Defined Stereocenters 8 / 8
E/Z Centers 0
Charge 0

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of MESTEROLONE

SMILES

[H][C@@]12CC[C@H](O)[C@@]1(C)CC[C@@]3([H])[C@@]2([H])CC[C@@]4([H])CC(=O)C[C@H](C)[C@]34C

InChI

InChIKey=UXYRZJKIQKRJCF-TZPFWLJSSA-N
InChI=1S/C20H32O2/c1-12-10-14(21)11-13-4-5-15-16-6-7-18(22)19(16,2)9-8-17(15)20(12,13)3/h12-13,15-18,22H,4-11H2,1-3H3/t12-,13-,15-,16-,17-,18-,19-,20-/m0/s1

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Description
Curator's Comment: description was created based on several sources, including, https://www.steroidal.com/steroid-profiles/proviron-mesterolone/

Mesterolone is an androgen receptor agonist which was developed for hormone replacement therapy in males suffering from androgen deficiency and related disorders. Mesterolone is known under the name Proviron. The drug is also used by bodybuilders and athletes.

Approval Year

Targets

Targets

Primary TargetPharmacologyConditionPotency
Target ID: P10275
Gene ID: 367.0
Gene Symbol: AR
Target Organism: Homo sapiens (Human)
Conditions

Conditions

ConditionModalityTargetsHighest PhaseProduct
Curative
PROVIRON

Approved Use

Reduced efficiency in middle and advanced age, Potency disturbances, Hypogonadism, Infertility.
Palliative
PROVIRON

Approved Use

Reduced efficiency in middle and advanced age, Potency disturbances, Hypogonadism, Infertility.
Curative
PROVIRON

Approved Use

Reduced efficiency in middle and advanced age, Potency disturbances, Hypogonadism, Infertility.
Primary
PROVIRON

Approved Use

Reduced efficiency in middle and advanced age, Potency disturbances, Hypogonadism, Infertility.
PubMed

PubMed

TitleDatePubMed
Mass spectrometry of steroid glucuronide conjugates. II-Electron impact fragmentation of 3-keto-4-en- and 3-keto-5alpha-steroid-17-O-beta glucuronides and 5alpha-steroid-3alpha,17beta-diol 3- and 17-glucuronides.
2001 Sep
Prostate cancer after exogenous testosterone replacement therapy in a patient with pituitary insufficiency.
2005
Molecular cloning and characterization of a nuclear androgen receptor activated by 11-ketotestosterone.
2005 Aug 17
Microbial transformation of mesterolone.
2005 Mar
Microbial oxidation of anabolic steroids.
2008
Hepatocyte nuclear phenotype: the cross-talk between anabolic androgenic steroids and exercise in transgenic mice.
2008 Nov
Adverse effect of the anabolic-androgenic steroid mesterolone on cardiac remodelling and lipoprotein profile is attenuated by aerobicz exercise training.
2008 Oct
Serum oestrogen receptor alpha and beta bioactivity are independently associated with breast cancer: a proof of principle study.
2009 Jul 7
Successful treatment of methimazole-induced severe aplastic anaemia in a diabetic patient with other co-morbidities.
2010 Dec 20
Patents

Sample Use Guides

The tablets should be swallowed whole with some liquid. The recommended doses are: 1 tablet (25 mg) 3 times/day (reduced efficiency and potency disturbances), 1 tablet 2-3 times/day (Infertility), 1-2 tablets 3 times/day (for development of secondary male sex characteristics in hypogonadism).
Route of Administration: Oral
Mesterolone showed activation effect on mutant androgen receptor (expressed in HeLa and COS-7 cells) at doses 0.1–300 nM.
Name Type Language
MESTEROLONE
EP   INN   MART.   MI   USAN   WHO-DD  
USAN   INN  
Official Name English
TESTIWOP
Brand Name English
ANDROVIRON
Brand Name English
NSC-75054
Code English
MESTEROLONE [MI]
Common Name English
ANDROSTAN-3-ONE, 17-HYDROXY-1-METHYL-, (1.ALPHA.,5.ALPHA.,17.BETA.)-
Systematic Name English
MESTEROLONE [MART.]
Common Name English
SH 723
Code English
MESTEROLONE [EP IMPURITY]
Common Name English
SH-723
Code English
PROVIRON
Brand Name English
Mesterolone [WHO-DD]
Common Name English
17β-Hydroxy-1α-methyl-5α-androstan-3-one
Systematic Name English
MESTEROLONE [EP MONOGRAPH]
Common Name English
mesterolone [INN]
Common Name English
MESTEROLONE [USAN]
Common Name English
Classification Tree Code System Code
DEA NO. 4000
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WIKIPEDIA Designer-drugs-Mesterolone
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WHO-VATC QG03BB01
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NCI_THESAURUS C243
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WHO-ATC G03BB01
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Code System Code Type Description
NSC
75054
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DRUG CENTRAL
3342
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NCI_THESAURUS
C87227
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ECHA (EC/EINECS)
215-836-3
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SMS_ID
100000091044
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RXCUI
6781
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CAS
1424-00-6
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EPA CompTox
DTXSID90878533
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PUBCHEM
15020
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FDA UNII
0SRQ75X9I9
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MESH
D008655
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EVMPD
SUB08790MIG
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WIKIPEDIA
MESTEROLONE
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INN
1965
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ChEMBL
CHEMBL258918
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DRUG BANK
DB13587
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MERCK INDEX
m7256
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