Androgenic properties and adrenal depressant activity of megestrol acetate observed in castrated male rats.

@article{Tisell1975AndrogenicPA,
  title={Androgenic properties and adrenal depressant activity of megestrol acetate observed in castrated male rats.},
  author={L. E. Tisell and H Salander},
  journal={Acta endocrinologica},
  year={1975},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={316-24}
}
Megestrol acetate (17alpha-acetoxy-6-dehydro-6-methylprogesterone), a synthetic steroid with high progestational activity, is used in oral contraceptives but also in the treatment of prostatic diseases in man. To investigate whether megestrol acetate has any androgenic properties the growth of the ventral and dorsolateral prostate, the coagulating glands… CONTINUE READING