Thursday, September 25, 2014

Reverse Engineering II


A 51 year old woman taking the compound shown above is cautioned not to take it long term because of risks for stroke, venous thromboembolism, breast cancer, and cholecystitis.

Challenge: What is the drug and what is she taking it for?

Image is in the public domain.

2 comments:

RaH said...

looks like estrogen based on the typical structure of steroids.
she probably has a estrogen replacement therapy because of her menopause!

Craig Chen said...

yep, you're right! nice deduction
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Reverse Engineering II

This is estrogen therapy for menopause.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.