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Potassium canrenoate

Potassium canrenoate
Systematic (IUPAC) name
potassium 3-[(8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,17R)-
CAS number  ?
ATC code C03DA02
PubChem 656614
Chemical data
Formula C22H29KO4
Mol. mass 369.516 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal and fecal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes Intravenous

Potassium canrenoate (INN) or canrenoate potassium (USAN), the potassium salt of canrenoic acid, is an aldosterone antagonist.

Like spironolactone, it is a prodrug, which is metabolized to canrenone in the body.

See also

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