|Synonyms||Buterol; 17α-Acetoxy-3β-butanoyloxy-6-methyl-pregna-4,6-dien-20-one; 17α-Acetoxy-6-methyl-20-oxopregna-4,6-dien-3β-yl butyrate; 6-Methyl-17α-hydroxy-δ6-progesterone 3β-butanoate 17α-acetate|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||456.623 g/mol|
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
Butagest, also known as buterol, as well as 3β-hydroxy-6-methyl-17α-hydroxypregna-4,6-dien-20-one 3β-butanoate 17α-acetate or as 6-methyl-17α-hydroxy-δ6-progesterone 3β-butanoate 17α-acetate, is a steroidal progestin that was developed in Russia for potential clinical use but was never marketed. It is a modification of megestrol acetate in which the C3 ketone has been replaced with a C3β butanoyloxy moiety.
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