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Flumetasone



Flumetasone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(6S,8S,9S,10S,11S,13S,14S,16R,17R)-6,9-difluoro-
11,17-dihydroxy-17-(2-hydroxyacetyl)-10,13,16-
trimethyl-6,7,8,11,12,14,15,16-octahydrocyclopenta[a]
phenanthren-3-one
Identifiers
CAS number 2135-17-3
ATC code D07AB03 D07XB01
PubChem 16490
Chemical data
Formula C22H28F2O5 
Mol. mass 410.452 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Hepatic, CYP3A4-mediated
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status
Routes Topical

Flumetasone (usually as the pivalic acid ester flumetasone pivalate, trade name Locacorten) is a corticosteroid for topical use. It is available in combination with clioquinol, under the trade name Locacorten-Vioform, for the treatment of otitis externa and otomycosis.

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