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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(6S,8S,9S,10R,11S,13R,14S,17S)- 17-acetyl-11-hydroxy-6,10,13-trimethyl-1,2,6,7,8,9,
11,12,14,15,16,17- dodecahydrocyclopenta[a] phenanthren-3-one
Clinical data
  • US: C (Risk not ruled out)
Legal status
  • US: Discontinued
Routes of
Eye drops
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code S01
PubChem CID:
DrugBank  N
ChemSpider  N
Chemical data
Formula C22H32O3
Molecular mass 344.488 g/mol

Medrysone is a corticosteroid that has been used in optometry, and in ophthalmology for the treatment of eye inflammations.[1][2] It has been discontinued in the US.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Rastogi, R. K.; Mathur, A.; Raizada, I. N. (1985). "Efficacy of medrysone as anti-inflammatory agent". Indian journal of ophthalmology 33 (5): 295–297.  
  2. ^ a b Medrysone

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