Ruscogenin

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Ruscogenin Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

Ruscogenina; Ruskojenin. (25R)-Spirost-5-ene-1β,3β-diol.
Chemical formula: C27H42O4 = 430.6.
CAS — 472-11-7.

💊 Profile

Ruscogenin is a sapogenin obtained from butcher’s broom, Ruscus aculeatus (Liliaceae). It has been applied in the local treatment of haemorrhoids as rectal ointment or suppositories. It has also been tried in peripheral vascular disorders.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Flebodolor; Flebopom†; Spain: Ruscorectal†. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Miopropan Proctologico; Procto Venart; Fr.: Proctolog; Gr.: Ibuproct; Ital.: Ruscoroid; Pol.: Ruskorex; Port.: Proctolog; Singapore: Proctolog; Spain: Abrasone Rectal; Hemodren Compuesto†; Neo Analsona; Proctolog; Ruscus; Venacol; Turk.: Proctolog.
Published May 08, 2019.