desonide

Ligand id: 7066

Name: desonide

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 6
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 93.06
Molecular weight 416.22
XLogP 1.4
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

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Summary of Clinical Use
Used to reduce skin inflammation caused by allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
As an agonist of the glucocorticoid receptor, desonide modulates expression of genes containing the glucocorticoid response element (GRE). Although complex, the response appears to include inhibition of the biosynthesis of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
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