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Medroxyprogesterone Acetate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.745.654.829.395.700.500
Unique ID
D017258
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017258
Scope Note
A synthetic progestin that is derived from 17-hydroxyprogesterone. It is a long-acting contraceptive that is effective both orally or by intramuscular injection and has also been used to treat breast and endometrial neoplasms.
Entry Term(s)
(6 alpha)-17-(Acetoxy)-6-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione
6-alpha-Methyl-17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone Acetate
Curretab
Cycrin
Depo-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
Depo-Provera
Farlutal
Gestapuran
Medroxyprogesterone 17-Acetate
Medroxyprogesterone 17-Acetate, (6 alpha,17 alpha)-Isomer
Medroxyprogesterone 17-Acetate, (6 beta)-Isomer
Perlutex
Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-(acetyloxy)-6-methyl-, (6alpha)-
Provera
Veramix
Pharm Action
Contraceptive Agents, Hormonal
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptive Agents, Male
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Registry Number
C2QI4IOI2G
Related Numbers
1172-82-3
2242-65-1
560-12-3
71-58-9
Previous Indexing
Hydroxyprogesterones (1976-1978)
Medroxyprogesterone (1973-1975)
Medroxyprogesterone/analogs & derivatives (1978-1992)
Public MeSH Note
2010; see MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 17-ACETATE 1993-2009; MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 17-ACETATE was indexed under MEDROXYPROGESTERONE/analogs & derivatives 1978-1992, HYDROXYPROGESTERONES 1976-78, & MEDROXYPROGESTERONE 1973-75
History Note
2010 (1973)
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/18
Revision Date
2019/07/08
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Preferred
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