Hymecromone

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Hymecromone Chemical formula
Synonyms: Himecromona; Himekromon; Himekromonas; Hymechromon; Hymécromone; Hymecromonum; Hymekromon; Hymekromoni; Imecromone; LM-94. 7Hydroxy-4-methylcoumarin.
Cyrillic synonym: Гимекромон.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C10H8O3 = 176.2.
CAS — 90-33-5.
ATC — A05AX02.
ATC Vet — QA05AX02.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Chin., Eur., and Jpn.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Hymecromone). An almost white crystalline powder. Very slightly soluble in water; slightly soluble in dichloromethane; sparingly soluble in methyl alcohol. It dissolves in dilute solutions of ammonia. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Hymecromone is a choleretic and biliary antispasmodic. It has been given orally in doses of 400 mg three times daily at mealtimes. It has also been given as the sodium salt by slow intravenous injection as an adjunct to diagnostic procedures. Diarrhoea may occasionally occur.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Austria: Cholonerton; Unichol; Belg.: Cantabiline; Cz.: Cholestil; Isochol; Fr.: Cantabiline; Ger.: Chol-Spasmoletten; Cholspasmin; Gallo Merz Spasmo†; Gr.: Cholirene; Ital.: Cantabilin; Pol.: Cholestil; Rus.: Odeston (Одестон); Spain: Bilicanta†; Turk.: Cantabiline.
Published May 08, 2019.