|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|[2-(9-chloro-6-fluoro-11-hydroxy- 10,13,16-trimethyl- 3-oxo-7,8,11,12,14,15,16,17- octahydro- 6H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl)- 2-oxo-ethyl] 2,2-dimethylpropanoate|
|(what is this?)|
Clocortolone (Cloderm) is a topical steroid. It is used in the form of an ester, clocortolone pivalate, and applied as a cream. It is used for the treatment of dermatitis and is considered a medium-strength corticosteroid. It is unusual among steroids in that it contains a chlorine atom and a fluorine atom.