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Unoprostone



Unoprostone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(Z)-7-[(1R,2R,3R,5S)-3,5-dihydroxy-2-(3-oxodecyl)
cyclopentyl]hept-5-enoic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 120373-36-6
120373-24-2 (isopropyl)
ATC code S01EE02
PubChem 5311236
Chemical data
Formula C22H38O5 
Mol. mass 382.534 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
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Legal status
Routes Topical (eye drops)

Unoprostone (INN) is a prostaglandin analogue. Its isopropyl ester, unoprostone isopropyl, is marketed under the trade name Rescula for the management of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

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