Estradiol hexahydrobenzoate

Estradiol hexahydrobenzoate
CAS Number 15140-27-9
PubChem (CID) 85808
ChemSpider 77397
UNII DI3496530P
Chemical and physical data
Formula C25H34O3
Molar mass 382.54 g·mol−1
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Estradiol hexahydrobenzoate (INN) (brand names Benzo-Ginoestril A.P., BenzoGynoestryl Retard, Ginestryl-15-Depot, Menodin, Tardoginestryl), also known as 17-hexahydrobenzoylestradiol or estradiol 17-cyclohexanecarboxylate, is a semisynthetic, steroidal estrogen.[1][2][3] It is an estrogen ester, specifically, an ester of estradiol.[1][2]


  1. 1 2 J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. p. 898. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. 1 2 I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (6 December 2012). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 114, 206. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1.
  3. Muller (19 June 1998). European Drug Index: European Drug Registrations, Fourth Edition. CRC Press. pp. 150–. ISBN 978-3-7692-2114-5.

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