Chemical formula: C₁₀H₈OS₃ Molecular mass: 240.35 g/mol PubChem compound: 2194
Anethole trithione is a bile secretion-stimulating drug that restores salivation and relieves the discomfort of dry mouth in chemotherapy-induced xerostomia. In addition, this agent has exhibited chemopreventive properties. The mechanism of action to these activities have yet to be formally elucidated.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
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