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Descriptor English: Melengestrol Acetate
Descriptor Spanish: Acetato de Melengestrol
Descriptor Portuguese: Acetato de Melengestrol
Descriptor French: Mélengestrol
Entry term(s): Acetate, Melengestrol
Melengestrol
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.745.432.581
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008552
Scope note: A 6-methyl PROGESTERONE acetate with reported glucocorticoid activity and effect on ESTRUS.
Annotation:
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: Glucocorticoids
Registry Number: 4W5HDS3936
CAS Type 1 Name: Pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-methyl-16-methylene-, acetate
Previous Indexing: Pregnadienes (1966-1972)
Progestational Hormones (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 97; was MELENGESTROL 1973-96 (see under PREGNADIENES 1973-90)
History Note: 97; was MELENGESTROL 1973-96 (see under PREGNADIENES 1973-90)
DeCS ID: 8720
Unique ID: D008552
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Melengestrol Acetate - Preferred
Concept UI M0013321
Scope note A 6-methyl PROGESTERONE acetate with reported glucocorticoid activity and effect on ESTRUS.
Preferred term Melengestrol Acetate
Entry term(s) Acetate, Melengestrol
Melengestrol - Broader
Concept UI M0013322
Preferred term Melengestrol



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