Clobetasone

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Clobetasone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(1R,2S,10S,11S,13S,14R,15S)-14-(2-chloroacetyl)-1-fluoro-14-hydroxy-2,13,15-trimethyltetracyclo[8.7.0.02,7.011,15]heptadeca-3,6-diene-5,17-dione
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Micromedex Detailed Consumer Information
Legal status
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Routes topical
Identifiers
CAS number 54063-32-0
ATC code D07AB01 S01BA09
PubChem CID 71387
ChemSpider 64482 YesY
UNII LT69WY1J6D YesY
KEGG D07717 YesY
Synonyms (8S,9R,10S,13S,14S,16S,17R)-17-(2-Chloroacetyl)-9-fluoro-17-hydroxy-10,13,16-trimethyl-7,8,12,14,15,16-hexahydro-6H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthrene-3,11-dione
Chemical data
Formula C22H26ClFO4 
Mol. mass 408.891
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Clobetasone (INN[1]) is a corticosteroid used in dermatology, for treating such skin inflammation as seen in eczema, psoriasis and other forms of dermatitis, and ophthalmology.

It is available as clobetasone butyrate under the brand name Eumosone, Eumovate[2] or Trimovate,[3] both manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.

As Trimovate, it also contains Oxytetracycline, an antibiotic, and nystatin, an antifungal.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United Nations Statistics Division - Classifications Registry - Alphabetical index for HS 2002 Entries starting with 'C' (page 310 of 422)
  2. ^ Eumovate cream/ointment, NetDoctor.co.uk
  3. ^ Trimovate cream, NetDoctor.co.uk
  4. ^ 30g Trimovate Cream Box, GSK
  5. ^ Medicines.org.uk - Trimovate info