Rimexolone

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Rimexolone
Rimexolone structure.png
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Monograph
MedlinePlus a606003
Pregnancy
category
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Routes of
administration
Eye drops
ATC code
Identifiers
Synonyms Trimexolone; Org 6216; 11β-Hydroxy-16α,17α,21-trimethylpregna-1,4-dien-3,20-dione
CAS Number
PubChem CID
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.211.227
Chemical and physical data
Formula C24H34O3
Molar mass 370.525 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
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Rimexolone is a glucocorticoid steroid used to treat inflammation in the eye.[1] It is marketed as a 1% eye drop suspension under the trade name Vexol by Alcon Laboratories.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kavuncu S, Horoz H, Ardagil A, Erbil HH (August 2008). "Rimexolone 1% versus prednisolone acetate in preventing early postoperative inflammation after cataract surgery". Int Ophthalmol. 28 (4): 281–5. doi:10.1007/s10792-007-9131-0. PMID 17762913. 
  2. ^ Haberfeld, H, ed. (2015). Austria-Codex (in German). Vienna: Österreichischer Apothekerverlag.