Disappearance of [1alpha-3H]-chlormadinone acetate in the plasma and red cells of rhesus monkey.


The half-life and metabolic clearance rate of chlormadinone acetate in 4 rhesus monkeys was computed after iv injection. Chlormadinone was analyzed as total, free, and conjugated radioactivity, and as recrystallized chlormadinone acetate. 55.0 mc Ci, 222 mc Ci/mg was injected iv in 5 ml ethanolic saline. There was an initial rapid disappearance, half… (More)