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(aminoglutethimide) Tablets USP
Cytadren, aminoglutethimide tablets USP, is an inhibitor of adrenocortical steroid synthesis, available as 250-mg tablets for oral administration. Its chemical name is 3-(4-aminophenyl)-3-ethyl-2,6-piperidinedione, and its structural formula is
Aminoglutethimide USP is a fine, white or creamy white, crystalline powder. It is very slightly soluble in water, and readily soluble in most organic solvents. It forms water- soluble salts with strong acids. Its molecular weight is 232.28.
Inactive Ingredients. Cellulose compounds, colloidal silicon dioxide, starch, stearic acid, and talc.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/15/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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