Oxabolone

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Oxabolone
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Clinical data
Synonyms 4-Hydroxy-19-nortestosterone; 4,17β-Dihydroxyestr-4-en-3-one; 19-Norandrost-4-ene-4,17β-diol-3-one
Routes of
administration
Intramuscular injection (as oxabolone cipionate)
Drug class Androgen; Anabolic steroid
Identifiers
CAS Number
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.022.920 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
Formula C18H26O3
Molar mass 290.40 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

Oxabolone is a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) of the nandrolone (19-nortestosterone) group which was never marketed.[1][2][3] It can be formulated as the cipionate ester prodrug oxabolone cipionate, which, in contrast, has been marketed for medical use.[1][2][3]

Oxabolone is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of prohibited substances,[4] and is therefore banned from use in most major sports.

The 17α-methylated analogue of oxabolone is methylhydroxynandrolone (4-hydroxy-17α-methyl-19-nortestosterone) and the 17α- and 19-methylated derivative of oxabolone is oxymesterone (4-hydroxy-17α-methyltestosterone).[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 908–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. 
  2. ^ a b c Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. 2000. pp. 765–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1. 
  3. ^ a b c I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (6 December 2012). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 211–. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1. 
  4. ^ "The World Anti-Doping Code: The 2012 Prohibited List" (PDF). World Anti-Doping Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-13. Retrieved 2012-07-17.