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Carboprost



Carboprost
Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-[3,5-dihydroxy-2- (3-hydroxy-3-methyl-oct-1-enyl)- cyclopentyl] hept-5-enoic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 58551-69-2
ATC code G02AD04
PubChem 5284525
DrugBank APRD00847
Chemical data
Formula C21H36O5 
Mol. mass 368.508 g/mol
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Carboprost ("carboprost tromethamine") is a synthetic prostaglandin with oxytocic properties. Can be used to induce labor or can trigger abortion in early pregnancy.

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