Drospirenone: a Novel Progestogen with Antimineralocorticoid and Antiandrogenic Activity

@article{Muhn1995DrospirenoneAN,
  title={Drospirenone: a Novel Progestogen with Antimineralocorticoid and Antiandrogenic Activity},
  author={Peter Muhn and Ulrike Fuhrmann and Karl Heinrich Fritzemeier and Rolf Krattenmacher and Ekkehardt Schillinger},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={761}
}
Drospirenone (ZK 30595; 6 beta, 7 beta, 15 beta, 16 beta-dimethylen-3-oxo-17 alpha-pregn-4-ene-21, 17-carbolactone) is a novel progestogen under clinical development. Drospirenone is characterized by an innovative pharmacodynamic profile which is very closely related to that of progesterone. Potential applications include oral contraception, hormone replacement therapy and treatment of hormonal disorders. The pharmacological properties of drospirenone were investigated in vitro by receptor… 

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