Medroxyprogesterone acetate (71-58-9) video
Medroxyprogesterone acetate (71-58-9) Specification:
|Chemical Structure:||Product Name: Medroxyprogesterone acetate|
|Cas No.: 71-58-9|
|Molecular Formula: C24H34O4|
|Molecular Weight: 386.532|
|Storage: Dry, dark and at 0 – 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years)..|
|Documents(COA & HPLC etc.): Available|
Medroxyprogesterone acetate (71-58-9) Description:
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate is a synthetic, acetate derivative of the sex hormone progesterone. Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate (NCI04). Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, also known as MPA, is a steroidal progestin, a synthetic variant of the steroid hormone progesterone. It is used as a contraceptive, in hormone replacement therapy and for the treatment of endometriosis as well as several other indications. MPA is a more potent derivative of its parent compound medroxyprogesterone (MP). While medroxyprogesterone is sometimes used as a synonym for medroxyprogesterone acetate, what is almost always being referred to is MPA and not MP It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most important medication needed in a basic health system.
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