Fluorometholone

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Fluorometholone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(1R,2S,8S,10S,11S,14R,15S,17S)-14-acetyl-1-fluoro-14,17-dihydroxy-2,8,15-trimethyltetracyclo[8.7.0.02,7.011,15]heptadeca-3,6-dien-5-one
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
MedlinePlus a682660
Pregnancy cat. C
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number 426-13-1 YesY
ATC code C05AA06 D07AB06, D07XB04 (combinations), D10AA01, S01BA07
PubChem CID 9878
DrugBank DB00324
ChemSpider 9494 YesY
UNII SV0CSG527L YesY
KEGG D01367 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1200600 N
Synonyms (6S,8S,9R,10S,11S,13S,14S,17R)-17-acetyl-9-fluoro-11,17-dihydroxy-6,10,13-trimethyl-6,7,8,11,12,14,15,16-octahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Chemical data
Formula C22H29FO4 
Mol. mass 376.462 g/mol
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Fluorometholone is a corticosteroid, most often used after laser-based refractive surgery. It is marketed under the brand names FML (Allergan) and Flarex (Alcon).

Fluorometholone acetate ophthalmic suspension is indicated for use in the treatment of steroid responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the eye.

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