At least seven off-target drugs, amonafide, tosedostat, megestrol acetate, melengestrol acetate
, stanozolol, trifluperidol, and haloperidol, have been identified to have anti-Candida activity similar to that of standard anti-fungal drugs.
Ability of intravaginal progesterone inserts and melengestrol acetate
to induce estrous cycles in postpartum beef cows.
The drugs are avilamycin, malachite green, melengestrol acetate
, monensin, narasin, and tylosin.
The oral administration of a progestin, melengestrol acetate
(MGA), for 14 days followed by an injection of 25 milligrams (mg) of prostaglandin F2a (PGF2a) 17 to 19 days after MGA withdrawal (Wood-Follis et al.
On this basis, the EU provisionally banned administration of the female hormone oestradiol 17beta to cattle reared for meat products intended for human consumption, as well as five hormones which scientists have linked to cancer risks, namely, testosterone, progesterone, trenbolone, melengestrol acetate
Funston RN, Ansotegui RP, Lipsey RJ, Geary TW (2002) Synchronization of estrus in beef heifers using melengestrol acetate
(MGA[R])/prostaglandin or MGA[R]/Select Synch.
Andreas Daxenberger and his colleagues inserted implants of trenbolone acetate--an androgen--into the ears of 41 males and females and gave feed laced with melengestrol acetate
, a progestin, to another 12 females that had never been pregnant.
The steroids trenbolone acetate (TbA) and melengestrol acetate
(MGA) are licensed as growth promoters for farm animals in several meat-exporting countries.
Three are definitely synthetic: trembolone acetate, zeranol and melengestrol acetate