Androstanolone valerate

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Androstanolone valerate
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Clinical data
Trade names Apeton
Synonyms Stanolone valerate; Dihydrotestosterone valerate; DHT valerate; Dihydrotestosterone pentanoate; DHT pentanoate; 5α-Androstan-17β-3-one 17β-valerate
Routes of
Intramuscular injection
Drug class Androgen; Anabolic steroid; Androgen ester
CAS Number
Chemical and physical data
Formula C24H38O3
Molar mass 374.557 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

Androstanolone valerate (brand name Apeton), also known as stanolone valerate or dihydrotestosterone pentanoate, as well as 5α-androstan-17β-3-one 17β-valerate,[1] is a synthetic androgen and anabolic steroid and a dihydrotestosterone ester.[2][3] It is used as an injectable and acts as a prodrug of androstanolone (stanolone, dihydrotestosterone, DHT).[4]

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  1. ^ Samuel H. Yalkowsky (26 March 2003). Handbook of Aqueous Solubility Data. CRC Press. pp. 1216–. ISBN 978-0-203-49039-6. 
  2. ^ J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 640–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. 
  3. ^ I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (6 December 2012). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 261–. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1. 
  4. ^ Thomas E. Hyde; Marianne S. Gengenbach (2007). Conservative Management of Sports Injuries. Jones & Bartlett Learning. pp. 1100–. ISBN 978-0-7637-3252-3.