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Descriptor English: Medroxyprogesterone
Descriptor Spanish: Medroxiprogesterona
Descriptor Portuguese: Medroxiprogesterona
Descriptor French: Médroxyprogestérone
Entry term(s): (6 alpha)-17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
17 alpha Hydroxy 6 alpha Methylprogesterone
17 alpha-Hydroxy-6 alpha-Methylprogesterone
Adgyn Medro
Methylhydroxyprogesterone
Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-, (6alpha)-
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.745.745.654.829.395.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008525
Scope note: A synthetic progestational hormone used in veterinary practice as an estrus regulator.
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
Pharm Action: Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Registry Number: HSU1C9YRES
CAS Type 1 Name: Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-, (6alpha)-
Public MeSH Note: METHYPREGNONE was see MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 1977-93
Online Note: use MEDROXYPROGESTERONE to search METHYPREGNONE 1977-93
History Note: METHYPREGNONE was see MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 1977-93
DeCS ID: 8692
Unique ID: D008525
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/08
Medroxyprogesterone - Preferred
Concept UI M0013279
Scope note A synthetic progestational hormone used in veterinary practice as an estrus regulator.
Preferred term Medroxyprogesterone
Entry term(s) (6 alpha)-17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
17 alpha Hydroxy 6 alpha Methylprogesterone
17 alpha-Hydroxy-6 alpha-Methylprogesterone
Methylhydroxyprogesterone
Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-, (6alpha)-
Adgyn Medro - Narrower
Concept UI M0473882
Preferred term Adgyn Medro



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