Bicyclol

(rINN)
Bicyclol Chemical formula
Synonyms: 4,4′-Dimethoxy-5,6,5′,6′-bis(methylene-dioxy)-2-hydroxymethyl-2′methoxycarbonyl biphenyl.
Cyrillic synonym: Бициклол.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C19H18O9 = 390.3.

Profile

Bicyclol has been used as a hepatoprotectant in the management of hepatitis. It has been given orally in a dose of 25 or 50 mg three times daily for at least 6 months.
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1. Chichester: John Wiley; 2007 (accessed 01/05/08).
Published January 17, 2019.