Menthone

(BAN, rINN)
Menthone Chemical formula
Synonyms: (±)-menthone; (dl)-menthone; Menton. (2R,5S)rel-5-Methyl-2(1-methylethyl)cyclohexanone; .
Cyrillic synonym: Ментон.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C10H18O = 154.2.
CAS — 3391-87-5 ((+)-menthone); 14073-97-3 (( )menthone); 89-80-5 (( )-menthone); 1196-31-2 ((+)-isomenthone); 491-07-6 (( )-isomenthone);.

💊 Profile

Menthone is a constituent of several essential oils. Of the 4 possible stereoisomers of menthone, (−)-menthone (l-menthone) is the most abundant in nature. Menthone is reported to be a cholagogue and has been used in preparations for biliary-tract and liver disorders.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Austria: Rowachol; Braz.: Quelodin†; Cz.: Rowachol; Ger.: Rowachol; Rowachol comp†; Rowachol-Digestiv; Hong Kong: NeoRowachol; Rowachol; Hung.: Rowachol; Irl.: Rowachol; Israel: Rowachol; Malaysia: Rowachol; Mex.: Cholex; Philipp.: Rowachol; Pol.: Rowachol; Terpichol; Switz.: Rowachol; Thai.: Rowachol; UK: Rowachol; Venez.: Rowachol.
Published May 08, 2019.