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Menatetrenone



Menatetrenone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-methyl-2-[(2E,6E,10E)-3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadeca-
2,6,10,14-tetraenyl]naphthalene-1,4-dione
Identifiers
CAS number 863-61-6
ATC code  ?
PubChem 5282367
Chemical data
Formula C31H40O2 
Mol. mass 444.648 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status
Routes Oral

Menatetrenone (INN) is a menaquinone compound used as a hemostatic agent and as adjunctive therapy for the pain of osteoporosis. It is marketed for the latter indication in Japan by Eisai Co., under the trade name Glakay.

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