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NCI Drug Dictionary


A 17-alkylated orally active androgenic steroid. Calusterone may alter the metabolism of estradiol and reduce estrogen production. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Methosarb
Code name:U-22,550
Chemical structures:17 beta-OH-7 beta, 17 alpha-dimethyl-androst-4-ene-3-one
17-beta-hydroxy-7-beta, 17-dimethylandrost-4-ene-3-one
7 beta, 17 alpha-dimethyltestosterone
androst-4-en-3-one, 17.beta.-hydroxy-7.beta.,17-dimethyl- (8CI)
androst-4-en-3-one, 17-hydroxy-7,17-dimethyl-, (7.beta.17.beta.)- (9CI)
androst-4-en-3-one, 7.beta., 17.alpha.-dimethyl-17.beta.-hydroxy-