Fluorometholone

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Fluorometholone
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Clinical data
Other names(6S,8S,9R,10S,11S,13S,14S,17R)-17-acetyl-9-fluoro-11,17-dihydroxy-6,10,13-trimethyl-6,7,8,11,12,14,15,16-octahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
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MedlinePlusa682660
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Identifiers
  • (1R,2S,8S,10S,11S,14R,15S,17S)-14-acetyl-1-fluoro-14,17-dihydroxy-2,8,15-trimethyltetracyclo[8.7.0.02,7.011,15]heptadeca-3,6-dien-5-one
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC22H29FO4
Molar mass376.468 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
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  • InChI=1S/C22H29FO4/c1-12-9-17-15-6-8-21(27,13(2)24)20(15,4)11-18(26)22(17,23)19(3)7-5-14(25)10-16(12)19/h5,7,10,12,15,17-18,26-27H,6,8-9,11H2,1-4H3/t12-,15-,17-,18-,19-,20-,21-,22-/m0/s1 checkY
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Fluorometholone (INN, BAN, JAN) (brand names Efflumidex, Flucon, FML Forte, FML, others), also known as 6α-methyl-9α-fluoro-11β,17α-dihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, is a synthetic glucocorticoid which is used in the treatment of inflammatory eye diseases.[1][2][3] The C17α acetate ester, fluorometholone acetate (brand name Flarex), is also a glucocorticoid and is used for similar indications.[1][2][3]

Most common indication for this drug is seasonal allergic conjunctivitis and other allergies of the eye.

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  1. ^ a b Elks J (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 566–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. ^ a b Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. January 2000. pp. 458–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1.
  3. ^ a b Morton IK, Hall JM (6 December 2012). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 123–. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1.

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