Call 408.493.1800 | Fax 408.493.1801 | Toll Free 800.891.9699 (US Only) | Email: [email protected]

Megestrol acetate

A synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring female sex hormone progesterone
Catalog #: B2193
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
B2193-100 100 mg
B2193-500 500 mg
More Sizes Get Quote

Product Details

Alternate Name 17-(acetyloxy)-6-methyl-pregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione; NSC71423; SC-10363
Appearance White solid
CAS # 595-33-5
Molecular Formula C₂₄H₃₂O₄
Molecular Weight 384.51
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO (>15 mg/ml) or EtOH (>5 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C24H32O4/c1-14-12-18-19(22(4)9-6-17(27)13-21(14)22)7-10-23(5)20(18)8-11-24(23,15(2)25)28-16(3)26/h12-13,18-20H,6-11H2,1-5H3/t18-,19+,20+,22-,23+,24+/m1/s1
PubChem CID 11683
MDL Number MFCD00056470
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Megestrol acetate is a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring female sex hormone progesterone, with progestogenic, antiestrogenic, and antineoplastic activities. Also acts as an appetite stimulant.

Why buy BioVision Products?
Global Presence
Technical Support
BioVision aims to provide our customers innovative tools for accelerating drug discovery and biological research. BioVision offers >8,000 products including the most comprehensive array of assay kits for key targets in Metabolic pathways.
BioVision is committed to providing the highest quality products at a competitive price.
We have a broad network of global distributors who are ready to address your research needs and ensure fast delivery.
Our highly trained Technical Support team provides comprehensive product support and is dedicated to resolving your issues quickly and efficiently.