Aldesulfone sodium

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Aldesulfone sodium
Skeletal formula of aldesulfone sodium
Space-filling model of the component ions of aldesulfone sodium
Clinical data
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administration
Oral
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Pharmacokinetic data
Protein binding69%
MetabolismHepatic
Elimination half-life3 to 8 hours
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC14H16N2Na2O6S3
Molar mass404.485 g/mol g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
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Aldesulfone sodium (or sulfoxone) is an antibiotic used in the treatment of leprosy.

Sulfoxone sodium was introduced in Japan in 1948.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[A 50-year history of new drugs in Japan: the developments of antileprosy drugs and their epidemiological aspects]". Yakushigaku Zasshi. 37 (1): 76–83. 2002. PMID 12412600.