Description: Fluoxymesterone is an anabolic steroid with androgenic activity. Fluoxymesterone is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism. Fluoxymesterone showed antitumor effects on pregnancy-dependent mammary tumors TPDMT-4.
Fluoxymesterone, 9 -fluoro-11 ,17 -dihydroxy-17-methylandrost-4-en-3-one, is ahighly potent, orally active androgen, about 5 to 10 timesmore potent than testosterone. It can be used for all theindications discussed previously, but its great androgenicactivity has made it useful primarily for treatment of theandrogen-deficient male.
Poison by ingestion. Moderatelytoxic by intraperitoneal route. Human systemic effects byingestion: dermatitis, changes in respiratory system andtransaminase activity. Human reproductive effects byingestion: spermatogenesis. An experimental teratogen.