In the US, Lubiprostone (lubiprostone systemic) is a member of the drug class chloride channel activators and is used to treat Constipation - Chronic, Constipation - Drug Induced and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)
CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)
(-)-7-[(2R,4aR,5R,7aR)-2-(1,1-difluoropentyl)-2-hydroxy-6-oxooctahydrocyclopenta[b]pyran-5-yl]heptanoic acid (WHO)
Prostan-1-oic acid, 16,16-difluoro-11-hydroxy-9,15-dioxo-, (11α)- (USAN)
- Lubiprostonum (Latin)
- Lubiproston (German)
- Lubiprostone (French)
- Lubiprostona (Spanish)
- Lubiprostone (OS: USAN)
- RU-0211 (IS: RTechUeno)
- SPI-0211 (IS: Sucampo)
Sucampo, Switzerland; Sucampo, United States; Takeda, United States
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|USAN||United States Adopted Name|
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