Medroxyprogesterone acetate.

  title={Medroxyprogesterone acetate.},
  journal={IARC monographs on the evaluation of the carcinogenic risk of chemicals to humans},
  • Published 1979 in
    IARC monographs on the evaluation of the…
This monograph review on medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) includes chemical and physical data (synonyms and trade names), structural and molecular formulae and molecular weight, chemical and physical properties of MPA, and the production, use, occurrence, and analysis of MPA. Production of MPA, which is not known to occur naturally, can be accomplished by 4 main chemical reactions, and several patents for synthesis routes have been issued; these reactions are summarized. MPA is used orally for… CONTINUE READING