Rimexolone

Rimexolone

Rimexolone
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(8S,9S,10R,11S,13S,14S,16R,17S)-11-Hydroxy-10,13,16,17-tetramethyl-17-propanoyl-7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-octahydro-6H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
MedlinePlus
Pregnancy
category
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Routes of
administration
ocular
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code H02 S01
PubChem CID:
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank  Y
ChemSpider  N
UNII  Y
KEGG  Y
ChEMBL  N
Chemical data
Formula C24H34O3
Molecular mass 370.525 g/mol
 N   

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

References

  1. ^ Kavuncu S, Horoz H, Ardagil A, Erbil HH (August 2008). "Rimexolone 1% versus prednisolone acetate in preventing early postoperative inflammation after cataract surgery". Int Ophthalmol 28 (4): 281–5.