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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-[(6S,8S,9S,10R,11S,13S,14S,16R,17S)-6-Fluoro-11-hydroxy-10,13,16-trimethyl-3-oxo-6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16,17-decahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl]-2-oxoacetic acid
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status ?
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 80% i.v.
Half-life 1.3 hr.
CAS number 33124-50-4
ATC code D07AB04
PubChem CID 22875828
UNII 03837V0H1Y YesY
KEGG D07972 YesY
Synonyms 2-[(1S,2R,8S,10S,11S,13R,14S,15S,17S)-8-fluoro-17-hydroxy-2,13,15-trimethyl-5-oxotetracyclo[,7.011,15]heptadeca-3,6-dien-14-yl]-2-oxoacetic acid
Chemical data
Formula C22H27FO5 
Mol. mass 390.45 g/mol
 YesY (what is this?)  (verify)

Fluocortin is a corticosteroid.

It is similar to fluocortolone, but with one more keto group.


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