Testosterone undecanoate

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Testosterone undecanoate
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Clinical data
Pregnancy
category
Routes of
administration
oral,I.V
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 7%
Metabolism Liver, Testis and Prostate
Biological half-life 1-12 days
Excretion Urine
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
DrugBank
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KEGG
E number {{#property:P628}}
ECHA InfoCard {{#property:P2566}}
Chemical and physical data
Formula C30H48O3
Molar mass 456.70032
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Testosterone undecanoate or testosterone undecylate is an ester of testosterone. This hormone is used in androgen replacement therapy primarily for the treatment of male hypogonadism, and is currently under research for use as a male contraceptive. It is sold and distributed under the brand names Aveed, Andriol, Undestor, Nebido, Pantestone, Restandol, Cernos Depot, Nebido-R and Reandron 1000.[1]

References

  1. Köhn, FM; Schill, WB (Nov 2003). "A new oral testosterone undecanoate formulation". World J Urol. 21 (5): 311–5. doi:10.1007/s00345-003-0372-x. PMID 14579074. 

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