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Cyproterone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cyproterone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.432.219
D04.210.500.883.419
Unique ID
D003534
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003534
Scope Note
An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.
Entry Term(s)
Cyproterone, 1alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha-Isomer
Pharm Action
Androgen Antagonists
Registry Number
E61Q31EK2F
Related Numbers
2098-66-0
34554-28-4
CAS Type 1 Name
3'H-Cyclopropa(1,2)pregna-1,4,6-triene-3,20-dione, 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-17-hydroxy-, (1beta,2beta)-
NLM Classification #
WJ 875
Previous Indexing
Androgens/antagonists & inhibitors (1968-1971)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(72)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/28
Cyproterone Preferred
Cyproterone, 1alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha-Isomer Narrower
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