Teprenone

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Teprenone
Teprenone.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(5E,9E,13E)-6,10,14,18-tetramethylnonadeca-5,9,13,17-tetraen-2-one
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 6809-52-5
ATC code None
PubChem CID 5282199
UNII S8S8451A4O YesY
KEGG D01827 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C23H38O 
Mol. mass 330.547 g/mol
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Teprenone (or geranylgeranylacetone) is a pharmaceutical drug used for the treatment of gastric ulcers.[1]

In Japan it is sold under the brand name Selbex (セルベックス).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kitahata H, Nozaki J, Kawahito S, Tomino T, Oshita S (September 2008). "Low-dose sevoflurane inhalation enhances late cardioprotection from the anti-ulcer drug geranylgeranylacetone". Anesth. Analg. 107 (3): 755–61. doi:10.1213/ane.0b013e31817f0e61. PMID 18713879.