Product nameFluorometholone acetate, Synthetic corticosteroid
- Fluorometholone 17-acetate
Synthetic corticosteroid, used in the treatment of steroid responsive inflammatory conditions of the eye.
Chemical name[(6S,8S,9R,10S,11S,13S,14S,17R)-17-Acetyl-9-fluoro-11-hydroxy-6,10,13-trimethyl-3-oxo-6,7,8,11,12,14,15,16-octahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl] acetate
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 100 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Hata Y et al. Preclinical investigation of fluorometholone acetate as a potential new adjuvant during vitreous surgery. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:1019-25 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17186258) »
- Leibowitz HM et al. Fluorometholone acetate: clinical evaluation in the treatment of external ocular inflammation. Ann Ophthalmol 16:1110-5 (1984). Read more (PubMed: 6398026) »
- Kupferman A et al. Fluorometholone acetate. A new ophthalmic derivative of fluorometholone. Arch Ophthalmol 100:640-1 (1982). Read more (PubMed: 7073584) »