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Aragest Brand names, Aragest Analogs

Aragest Brand Names Mixture

  • Lunelle (Medroxyprogesterone + Estradiol)

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Aragest Synthesis Reference

P. Ruggieri, C. Ferrari, U.S. Pat. 3,043,832 (1962)

Aragest Molecular Weight

344.488 g/mol

Aragest Melting Point

220 - 223.5 oC

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Aragest Dosage Forms

Tablets; Depo injection

Aragest Indication

Used as a contraceptive and to treat amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, endometriosis, endometrial and renal cell carcinomas, and pulmonary disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Pickwickian syndrome, and other hypercapnic pulmonary conditions.

Aragest Pharmacology

Medroxyprogesterone is a synthetic progestin more potent than progesterone.

Aragest Absorption

Rapidly absorbed from GI tract

Aragest side effects and Toxicity

Side effects include loss of bone mineral density, BMD changes in adult women, bleeding irregularities, cancer risks, and thromboembolic disorders.

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Aragest Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals