Inosine pranobex

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Inosine pranobex
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CAS number 36703-88-5
PubChem 37510
ChemSpider 16736312
KEGG D01995
ATC code J05AX05
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C52H78N10O17
Molar mass 1115.23 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Inosine pranobex (Isoprinosine or Methisoprinol) is a combinatinon of inosine, acetamidobenzoic acid, and dimethylaminoisopropanol used as an antiviral drug. Inosine pranobex has no effect on viral particles itself. It acts as a immunostimulant, an analog of thymus hormones.[1] It is most commonly used to treat the rare measles complication subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in conjunction with intrathecal interferon therapy.[2]


  1. ^ American Cancer Society. "Inosine Pranobex". Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Campoli-Richards DM, Sorkin EM, Heel RC. (Nov 1986). "Inosine pranobex. A preliminary review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and therapeutic efficacy". Drugs 32 (5): 383–424. doi:10.2165/00003495-198632050-00001.