Definition

An aromatase inhibitor that is used in the treatment of advanced BREAST CANCER.

Description

An aromatase inhibitor that produces a state of 'medical' adrenalectomy by blocking the production of adrenal steroids. It also blocks the conversion of androgens to estrogens. Aminoglutethimide has been used in the treatment of advanced breast and prostate cancer. It was formerly used for its weak anticonvulsant properties.

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