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Aldesulfone sodium

Aldesulfone sodium
Systematic (IUPAC) name
[4-[4-(sulfinomethylamino) phenyl] sulfonylphenyl] aminomethanesulfinic acid
CAS number 144-75-2
ATC code J04BA03
PubChem 5351
DrugBank APRD00704
Chemical data
Formula C14H16N2O6S3 
Mol. mass 404.485 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 69%
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life 3 to 8 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes Oral

Aldesulfone sodium (or sulfoxone) is an antibiotic used in the treatment of leprosy.

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