Alias: 17α-ethinyltestosterone, pregneninolone, anhydrohydroxyprogesterone
Molecular weight:312.45
Molecular Formula: C21H28O2
Appearance:Off-white crystalline powder
Quality standard:USP32
Melting point: 269-275°C
Solubility :Slightly soluble in alcohol, acetone, ether, and chloroform.
Practically insoluble in water.
Storage: Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Shelf life:2 years, keep in formal storage condition.

Ethisterone is described as a relatively weak progestogen, similarly to its analogue dimethisterone. It is also of Synthetic origin and belongs to Testosterone.

It is a synthetic progestogen steroid hormone. Ethisterone was the first orally bioavailable progestin hormone used as a contraceptive but has since been replaced by newer hormones. Ethisterone has been used to make derivatives of anti-androgenic conjugates. Ethisterone is a progestogen hormone being considered to treat prostate cancer.

The function of Ethisterone is similar progesterone . It’s used for the treatment of sub-camp bleeding or menorrhagia, can also be used to prevent threatened abortion and habitual abortion. It is a progestogen that counteracts estrogenic proliferative effects on the endometrium.

Usage: 5-25mg, 3 times a day orally. Sublingual administration, a 10-20mg, 2-3 times a day. An allergic reaction should be immediately discontinued.
Side effect: may cause mild vomiting, nausea. May cause women to advance or delay the next menstruation.

—Landmark Elite Team

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