Megestrol

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Megestrol (INN, BAN) is a progestin of the 17α-hydroxyprogesterone group which was never marketed and is not currently used clinically.[1][2] Its acylated derivative megestrol acetate is also a progestogen, which, in contrast to megestrol itself, has been extensively used as a pharmaceutical drug.[1][2] Synthesis Megestrol synthesis:[3] U.S. Patent 2,891,079 See also Megestrol acetate Medroxyprogestero... [wikipedia]

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Megestrol 54;763
Megestrol Acetate 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0054-4603
Labeler:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc
Megestrol 54;352
Megestrol Acetate 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0054-4604
Labeler:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc
Megestrol 54;763
Megestrol Acetate 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0054-8603
Labeler:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc
Megestrol 555;606;b
Megestrol Acetate 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0555-0606
Labeler:
Barr Laboratories Inc.
Megestrol 555;607;barr
Megestrol Acetate 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0555-0607
Labeler:
Barr Laboratories Inc.
Megestrol Par;289
Megestrol Acetate 20 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 49884-289
Labeler:
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Megestrol Par;290
Megestrol Acetate 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 49884-290
Labeler:
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Megestrol 54;352
Megestrol Acetate 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0054-8604
Labeler:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc
Megestrol Par;290
Megestrol Acetate 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0615-3570
Labeler:
Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
Megestrol Par;290
Megestrol Acetate 40 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 0904-3571
Labeler:
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