NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
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)
Synonym: dimethyltestosterone US brand name: Methosarb Code name: U-22,550 Chemical structures: 17 beta-OH-7 beta, 17 alpha-dimethyl-androst-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-