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Descriptor in English: Medrogestone
Descriptor in Spanish: Medrogestona
Descriptor in Portuguese: Medrogestona
Descriptor in French: Médrogestone
Entry term(s): Colpro
Colprone
Prothil
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.745.432.481
Scope note: 6,17-Dimethylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of progesterone. It is used in the treatment of menstrual irregularities and has also been employed in the treatment of prostatic hypertrophy and endometrial carcinoma.
Annotation: a synthetic progestational hormone
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 91(72); was see under PREGNADIENES 1972-90
DeCS UI: 8691
Descriptor UI: D008524
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Medrogestone - Preferred
Concept UI M0013278
Scope note 6,17-Dimethylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of progesterone. It is used in the treatment of menstrual irregularities and has also been employed in the treatment of prostatic hypertrophy and endometrial carcinoma.
Preferred term Medrogestone
Colprone - Narrower
Concept UI M0473876
Preferred term Colprone
Prothil - Narrower
Concept UI M0473878
Preferred term Prothil
Colpro - Narrower
Concept UI M0473877
Preferred term Colpro



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