Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate
Alias: Depo-provera;MPA
CAS No:71-58-9
Molecular formula:C24H34O4
Molecular weight:386.52
Appearance: White to off white powder
Melting point: 206-207oC
Assay: 99% min
Delivery time:5-7 business days door to door

Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate (MPA) is a synthetic steroid that activates progesterone, androgen, and glucocorticoid receptors. MPA exhibits contraceptive and anticancer activities and is also used in hormone replacement therapy, endometriosis, and dysmenorrhea. MPA decreases levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), cortisol, and other hormones; it also inhibits 3α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase. This compound is used clinically to treat breast cancer and inhibits the proliferation and growth of breast cancer cells and tumors in various models.

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