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Megestrol acetate

Introduction

Name

  • Megestrol acetate.

Class of drug

  • Oral progestagen.

Description

Chemical name

  • 17-hydroxy-6-methylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione acetate.

Molecular formula

  • C24H32O4.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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