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Oxymetholone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oxymetholone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.054.040.632
Unique ID
D010110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010110
Scope Note
A synthetic hormone with anabolic and androgenic properties. It is used mainly in the treatment of anemias. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002), this compound may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Anadrol
Anapolon 50
Hydroxymetholone
Oxymethalone
Oxymetholone, (17 beta)-Isomer
Oxymetholone, (5 alpha,17 alpha)-Isomer
Pharm Action
Androgens
Anabolic Agents
Registry Number
L76T0ZCA8K
Related Numbers
138231-84-2
18045-52-8
434-07-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Androstan-3-one, 17-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethylene)-17-methyl-, (5alpha,17beta)-
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Oxymetholone Preferred
Oxymetholone, (5 alpha,17 alpha)-Isomer Narrower
Oxymetholone, (17 beta)-Isomer Narrower
Anadrol Narrower
Anapolon 50 Narrower
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