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dienogest

CAS No.: 65928-58-7      Formula: C20H25NO2

Weight: 311.41800

Synonyms: [14C]-Dienogest; 17a-CyanoMethyl-17b-hydroxyestra-4,9-dien-3-one; Dienogestril; STS 557; [3H]-Dienogest;


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Description

Dienogest is a steroidal progestin of the 19-nortestosterone group. It is available for use as an oral contraceptive in combination with ethinylestradiol. The drug also has antiandrogenic activity and as a result can improve androgenic symptoms. Dienogest is a non-ethinylated progestin which is structurally related to testosterone. It is given in isolation is available for the treatment of endometriosis under the trade name Visanne.

Basic Information
CAS No.:
65928-58-7
Synonyms:
[14C]-Dienogest; 17a-CyanoMethyl-17b-hydroxyestra-4,9-dien-3-one; Dienogestril; STS 557; [3H]-Dienogest;
Formula:
C20H25NO2
Molecular Weight:
311.41800
PSA:
61.09000
LogP:
3.83718
Properties
Appearance & Character:
Density:
1.2 g/cm3
Melting Point:
210-214ºC
Boiling Point:
549ºC at 760 mmHg
Flash Point:
285.8ºC
Storage Conditions:
Safety Info