Hexestrol dicaprylate

Hexestrol dicaprylate
CAS Number 20305-51-5
PubChem (CID) 161308
ChemSpider 141698
Chemical and physical data
Formula C34H50O4
Molar mass 522.7584 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Hexestrol dicaprylate (brand name Taston), or dioctanoylhexestrol, is a synthetic, non-steroidal estrogen of the stilbestrol group related to diethylstilbestrol that is no longer marketed.[1][2] It is a long-acting[3] ester of hexestrol.[1]

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  1. 1 2 J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 163–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. World Pharmaceuticals Directory. Unlisted Drugs. 1988.
  3. Ono H, Miura T, Mizoguchi J, Imamichi T (1977). "Inhibitory effect and its recovery in the gonadal system of adult male rats by single injection with the long-lasting reproductive inhibitor, hexestrol dicaprylate". Nippon Juigaku Zasshi. 39 (4): 437–43. PMID 916475.

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