Tixocortol pivalate

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Tixocortol pivalate
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CAS number 55560-96-8 N
PubChem 15052414
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Molecular formula C26H38O5S
Molar mass 462.64
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Tixocortol pivalate is a corticosteroid. It has anti-inflammatory properties similar to hydrocortisone.[1] It is marketed under the brand name Pivalone.[2]

It is sometimes used in patch testing in atopic dermatitis.[3]

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  1. ^ P Larochelle MD, PhD, P Du Souich MD, PhD*, E Bolte MD, J Lelorier MD, PhD and R Goyer PhD (1983). "Tixocortol pivalate, a corticosteroid with no systemic glucocorticoid effect after oral, intrarectal, and intranasal application". Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 33 (3): 343–350. doi:10.1038/clpt.1983.43. PMID 6402333. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  2. ^ "Tixocortol Pivalate". Drugs.com. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  3. ^ Nedorost ST, Babineau D (October 2010). "Patch testing in atopic dermatitis". Dermatitis 21 (5): 251–4. PMID 20920410.