Tilorone

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Tilorone
Tilorone.svg
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Routes of
administration
By mouth (tablets)
ATC code
  • None
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 60%
Protein binding ~80%
Metabolism Nil
Elimination half-life 48 hours
Excretion Feces (70%), urine (9%)[1]
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ChEMBL
Chemical and physical data
Formula C25H34N2O3
Molar mass 410.55 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
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Tilorone (trade names Amixin, Lavomax and others) is the first recognized synthetic, small molecular weight compound that is an orally active interferon inducer.[2] It is used as an antiviral drug.

Pharmacology[edit]

Tilorone activates the production of interferon.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Registry of Medicinal Products (RLS). Tilorone: Prescribing Information" (in Russian). Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Stringfellow D, Glasgow L (1972). "Tilorone hydrochloride: an oral interferon-inducing agent". Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2 (2): 73–8. doi:10.1128/aac.2.2.73. PMC 444270Freely accessible. PMID 4670490.