- CAS RN: 67392-87-4
- Mol Formula: C24H30O3
- Mol Weight: 366.5
Drospirenone is a synthetic hormone used in birth control pills and postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy pills. It is an analog to Spironolactone. Spironolactone is known to possess the following pharmacological activity: Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, Androgen receptor antagonist, Progesterone receptor agonist, Glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, Steroid 11β-hydroxylase, 18-hydroxylase, 17alpha-hydroxylase, and 17,20-lyase inhibitor, Pregnane X receptor agonist. It is sold under the brand names Yasmin, Yasminelle, Yaz, Beyaz, Ocella, Zarah, and Angeliq.
We have successfully synthesized the Drospirenone. This will be of interest to pharmaceutical companies and analytical labs.