CAS number: 595-33-5

General information about the Megestrol acetate active pharmaceutical ingredient

Megestrol acetate as active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) is a progestational hormone used most commonly as the acetate ester. Megestrol acetate is a man made version of the human hormone progesterone. Megestrol acetate is a medication that is used to treat breast cancer and endometrial cancer. Megestrol acetate is also used to treat loss of appetite, malnutrition, and severe weight loss in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Megestrol acetate comes in different forms such as oral and tablets.

Axplora manufactures Megestrol acetate API

Megestrol acetate API is manufactured in cGMP by Axplora via chemical synthesis from early stage starting material. Megestrol acetate API is produced by Farmabios, our EUGMP, USFDA and PMDA approved manufacturing site with legal seat in Gropello Cairoli, Italy. Farmabios’ expertise is to make and handle with steroids, niche hormones, and highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredient (HPAPI), including cytotoxic drugs. Megestrol acetate API is commercially available as fine powder and as micronized grade specifically designed around various formulation requirements. Tailor-made packaging solutions are available upon request. Feel free to contact us if you need any additional information about Megestrol acetate API.
  • Therapeutic area Anti-Cancer
  • Monograph PH.EUR.
  • Available grade Micronized
  • Regulatory documentation US DMF#
  • Produced in GRO