Tilorone

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Tilorone
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Clinical data
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Routes of
administration
By mouth (tablets)
ATC code
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability60%
Protein binding~80%
MetabolismNil
Elimination half-life48 hours
ExcretionFeces (70%), urine (9%)[1]
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC25H34N2O3
Molar mass410.55 g/mol g·mol−1
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 444270. PMID 4670490.