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List of corticosteroid esters

Beclometasone dipropionate, an example of a widely used corticosteroid ester. Note the propionate groups at the C17α and C21α positions (top right corner).

This is a list of corticosteroid esters, including esters of steroidal glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids.[1][2][3]

Esters of natural corticosteroids

Desoxycortone esters

  • Desoxycortone acetate (deoxycortone acetate; desoxycorticosterone acetate)
  • Desoxycortone enanthate (deoxycortone enanthate; deoxycorticosterone enanthate)
  • Desoxycortone glucoside (deoxycortone glucoside; deoxycorticosterone glucoside)
  • Desoxycortone pivalate (deoxycortone pivalate; deoxycorticosterone pivalate)

Hydrocortisone esters

Esters of other natural corticosteroids

  • 11-Dehydrocorticosterone acetate
  • Cortifen (cortodoxone chlorphenacyl ester)
  • Cortisone acetate
  • Corticosterone acetate
  • Corticosterone benzoate
  • Cortodoxone acetate

Esters of synthetic corticosteroids

Beclometasone esters

Betamethasone esters

Clocortolone esters

Dexamethasone esters

Fluocinolone acetonide esters

Fluocortolone esters

  • Fluocortin (fluocortolone-21-carboxylate)
  • Fluocortin butyl (fluocortolone-21-carboxylate 21-butylate)
  • Fluocortolone caproate
  • Fluocortolone pivalate

Fluprednisolone esters

  • Fluprednisolone acetate
  • Fluprednisolone sodium succinate
  • Fluprednisolone succinate (fluprednisolone hemisuccinate)
  • Fluprednisolone valerate

Methylprednisolone esters

Prednisolone esters

  • Prednazate (prednisolone succinate and perphenazine compound)
  • Prednazoline (prednisolone hydrogen phosphate and fenoxazoline compound)
  • Prednicarbate (prednisolone 17-(ethyl carbonate) 21-propionate)
  • Prednimustine (prednisolone chlorambucil ester)
  • Prednisolamate (prednisolone diethylaminoacetate)
  • Prednisolone acetate
  • Prednisolone hexanoate
  • Prednisolone hydrogen phosphate
  • Prednisolone hydrogen succinate
  • Prednisolone hydrogen tetrahydrophthalate
  • Prednisolone metasulphobenzoate sodium (prednisolone 21-(sodium-3-sulfobenzoate))
  • Prednisolone palmitate
  • Prednisolone piperidinoacetate
  • Prednisolone pivalate
  • Prednisolone stearoylglycolate
  • Prednisolone sodium phosphate
  • Prednisolone sodium succinate
  • Prednisolone sodium sulfate
  • Prednisolone sodium tetrahydrophthalate
  • Prednisolone steaglate (prednisolone stearoyl-glycolate)
  • Prednisolone succinate (prednisolone hemisuccinate)
  • Prednisolone tebutate (prednisolone tert-butylacetate)
  • Prednisolone valerate
  • Prednisolone valeroacetate

Prednisone esters

  • Prednisone acetate
  • Prednisone palmitate
  • Prednisone sodium succinate

Tixocortol esters

Triamcinolone acetonide esters

Esters of other synthetic corticosteroids

See also


  1. ^ J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3.
  2. ^ Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. 2000. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1.
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