Hydrocortisone buteprate

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Hydrocortisone buteprate
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Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Monograph
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
Synonyms Hydrocortisone 17-butyrate 21-propionate
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ECHA InfoCard 100.069.730
Chemical and physical data
Formula C28H40O7
Molar mass 488.613 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
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Hydrocortisone buteprate is a topical steroid.[1][2] It is an ester of hydrocortisone (cortisol) with butyric acid and propionic acid.


  1. ^ Drugs.com: Hydrocortisone Buteprate topical
  2. ^ Sears, H. W.; Bailer, J. W.; Yeadon, A. (1997). "Efficacy and safety of hydrocortisone buteprate 0.1% cream in patients with atopic dermatitis". Clinical therapeutics. 19 (4): 710–719. doi:10.1016/s0149-2918(97)80095-1. PMID 9377615.