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Azapentacene Sulfonate Sodium

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Ophthalmic agent

Chemical Names

Disodium 5,12-dihydroquinoxalino[2,3-b]phenazine disulfonate

Quinoxalino(2,3-b)phenazine, 5,12-dihydro-,sulfonate, sodium salt (1:2:2)

Sodium 5,12-dihydroazapentacene disulfonate

Foreign Names

  • Azapentaceni natrii polysulfonas (Latin)
  • Azapentacen (German)

Generic Names

  • Azapentacene disulfonate disodium (IS)
  • Azapentacene poly (IS: sulfonate sodium)
  • Phacolysine (IS)

Brand Names

  • Cataxol
    Rompharm, Georgia
  • Lutrax
    Alcon, Peru
  • Quinax
    Alcon, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Alcon, Bulgaria; Alcon, Georgia; Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Poland; Alcon, Romania; Alcon, Singapore; Alcon, Taiwan


ISInofficial Synonym

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