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Systematic (IUPAC) name
11-hydroxy-10,13,16, 17-tetramethyl-17-propanoyl- 7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-octahydro- 6H- cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
CAS number 49697-38-3
ATC code H02AB12 S01BA13
PubChem 39507
DrugBank APRD01220
Chemical data
Formula C24H34O3 
Mol. mass 370.525 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
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Legal status
Routes occular

Rimexolone is a glucocorticoid steroid used to treat inflammation in the eye. It is marketed as a 1% eye drop solution under the trade name Vexol by Alcon Laboratories.

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