Fluorometholone

Fluorometholone
Clinical data
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
AHFS/Drugs.com Monograph
MedlinePlus a682660
Pregnancy
category
  • C
ATC code
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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.

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

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References

  1. 1 2 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. 1 2 Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. January 2000. pp. 458–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1.
  3. 1 2 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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