Alclometasone

Chemical formula: C₂₂H₂₉ClO₅  Molecular mass: 408.916 g/mol  PubChem compound: 5311000

Active ingredient description

Alclometasone dipropionate is a non-fluorinated, topically active synthetic corticosteroid. Pharmacological studies in man and animals have demonstrated that alclometasone dipropionate suppresses local inflammation at doses producing minimal systemic effects.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
D07AB10 Alclometasone D Dermatologicals → D07 Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations → D07A Corticosteroids, plain → D07AB Corticosteroids, moderately potent (group II)
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S01BA10 Alclometasone S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01B Antiinflammatory agents → S01BA Corticosteroids, plain
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
BOOTS DERMA CARE ECZEMA & DERMATITIS FLARE-UP 0.05% w/w Cream Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 66734-13-2
CAS Substance: 67452-97-5
DrugBank Drug: DB00240
KEGG Drug: D07116
PubChem Compound: 5311000
RxNorm Ingredient: 108088
SNOMED-CT Concept: 395956000
Alclometasone (substance)
UNII Identifier: 136H45TB7B
ALCLOMETASONE

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