Fluorometholone

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Fluorometholone
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Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Monograph
MedlinePlus a682660
Pregnancy
category
  • C
ATC code
Identifiers
Synonyms (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
CAS Number
PubChem CID
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.006.402
Chemical and physical data
Formula C22H29FO4
Molar mass 376.462 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
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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] Specifically, it is indicated for use in the treatment of steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the eye.[citation needed]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b J. Elks (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 I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (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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