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Methyltestosterone

Methyltestosterone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
17b-hydroxy-17a-methylandrost-4-ene-3-one
Clinical data
Trade names Virilon
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
Routes of
administration
oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolism Liver
Biological half-life 6-8 hours
Excretion 90% urine / 10% feces
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code G03
PubChem CID:
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank  N
ChemSpider  Y
UNII  Y
ChEBI  N
ChEMBL  Y
Chemical data
Formula C20H30O2
Molecular mass 302.451
 N   

Methyltestosterone (brand names:[1] Android, Androral, Oraviron, Testred, Virilon) is a 17-alpha-alkylated anabolic steroid used to treat males with a testosterone deficiency.[2] It bears close structural similarity to testosterone, but has a methyl group at C17 in order to increase oral bioavailability.

Confiscated methyltestosterone.

References

  1. ^ "Methyltestosterone Oral : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings & Dosing". WebMD. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ "Truestar health". 
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