Hydrocortisone buteprate

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Hydrocortisone buteprate
Hydrocortisone buteprate.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(11β)-11-hydroxy-3,20-dioxo-21-(propionyloxy)pregn-4-en-17-yl butyrate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com monograph
Legal status
CAS number 72590-77-3 YesY
ATC code D07AB11
PubChem CID 51627
Synonyms Hydrocortisone 17-butyrate 21-propionate
Chemical data
Formula C28H40O7 
Molecular mass 488.613 g/mol
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See also: hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone buteprate is a topical steroid.[1][2] It is an ester of hydrocortisone (cortisol) with butyric acid and propionic acid.


  1. ^ Drugs.com: Hydrocortisone Buteprate topical
  2. ^ Sears, H. W.; Bailer, J. W.; Yeadon, A. (1997). "Efficacy and safety of hydrocortisone buteprate 0.1% cream in patients with atopic dermatitis". Clinical therapeutics 19 (4): 710–719. doi:10.1016/s0149-2918(97)80095-1. PMID 9377615.  edit