Clinical data
ATC code None
Synonyms 6α-Chloro-16α-methylprogesterone; 6α-Chloro-16α-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
CAS Number 5591-27-5
PubChem (CID) 14515731
ChemSpider 16736897
Chemical and physical data
Formula C22H31ClO2
Molar mass 362.933 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
Not to be confused with Clomestrone.

Clometerone (INN) (developmental code name L-38000), or clometherone (USAN), also known as 6α-chloro-16α-methylprogesterone, is a synthetic steroid and derivative of progesterone described as an antiandrogen and antiestrogen that was never marketed.[1][2]


  1. J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 298–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. Strauss, John S.; Pochi, Peter E. (1970). "Assay of anti-androgens in man by the sebaceous gland response". British Journal of Dermatology. 82 (s6): 33. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2133.1970.tb08003.x. ISSN 0007-0963.

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