Hydrocortisone aceponate

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Hydrocortisone aceponate
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(11β)-21-(acetyloxy)-11-hydroxy-3,20-dioxopregn-4-en-17-yl propionate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
Legal status
Routes Topical
CAS number 74050-20-7 YesY
ATC code D07AC16
PubChem CID 68921
KEGG D06876 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C26H36O7 
Molecular mass 460.560 g/mol
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See also: hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone aceponate is a corticosteroid that is used in form of creams for the treatment of various dermatoses (skin conditions).[1] It is an ester of hydrocortisone (cortisol) with acetic acid and propionic acid.


  1. ^ Baghel, V.; Mukhopadhyay, A. (2010). "A study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of hydrocortisone aceponate 0.127% lipophilic cream in steroid responsive dermatoses in Indian patients". Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 76 (5): 591. doi:10.4103/0378-6323.69093. PMID 20827017.  edit