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Acenocoumarol



Acenocoumarol
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-hydroxy-3-[1-(4-nitrophenyl)-3-oxobutyl]-4H-
chromen-4-one
Identifiers
CAS number 152-72-7
ATC code B01AA07
PubChem 9052
Chemical data
Formula C19H15NO6 
Mol. mass 353.326 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life 8 to 11 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status

POM(UK)

Routes Oral

Acenocoumarol is an anticoagulant that functions as a vitamin K antagonist (like warfarin).

Additional recommended knowledge

It is a derivative of coumarin and is marketed under the brand names Sintrom and Sinthrome®.

 
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