CAS 19608-29-8

General Information

Clascoterone, sold under the brand name Winlevi, is a novel antagonist of androgen receptors. Clascoterone works by blocking the androgen receptor signaling cascades that promote acne pathogenesis, such as sebaceous gland proliferation, excess sebum production, and inflammatory pathways.

About the API

Systematic name [(8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17R)-17-(2-hydroxyacetyl)-10,13-dimethyl-3-oxo-2,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-decahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl] propanoate
Trade name(s) Winlevi
Technology Synthetic
Molecular Formula C24H34O5
Molecular Weight 402.5
Therapeutic category Dermatology
Available formulations Topical / Dermatological
Regulations US DMF Flag US DMF