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Calusterone (INN, USAN) (brand names Methosarb, Riedemil; former developmental code names NSC-88536, U-22550), also known as 7β,17α-dimethyltestosterone, is an orally active anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) that is used as an antineoplastic agent.[1][2] It is a 17α-alkylated AAS similar in structure to bolasterone (which is its 7α-isomer).[1]

Calusterone
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Clinical data
Trade namesMethosarb, Riedemil
Other names7β,17α-Dimethyltestosterone; NSC-88536; U-22550
Routes of
administration
By mouth
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC21H32O2
Molar mass316.48 g/mol g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

Androgen/anabolic steroid dosages for breast cancer

Route/form Androgen Dosage
Oral Methyltestosterone 30–200 mg/day
Fluoxymesterone 10–40 mg 3x/day
Calusterone 40 mg 4x/day
Normethandrone 40 mg/day
IM injection Testosterone propionate 50–100 mg 3x/week
Testosterone enanthate 200–400 mg 1x/2–4 weeks
Testosterone cypionate 200–400 mg 1x/2–4 weeks
Methandriol (aq. susp.) 100 mg 3x/week
Androstanolone (aq. susp.) 300 mg 3x/week
Drostanolone propionate 100 mg 3x/week
Nandrolone decanoate 50–100 mg 1x/1–3 weeks
Nandrolone phenylpropionate 50–100 mg/week
Notes: Dosages are not necessarily equivalent. Sources: See template.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 646–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. ^ I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (6 December 2012). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 52–. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1.