Product Information

Product NameBudesonide IP /BP /EP /USP

Structure
IUPAC Name(11β,16α)-16,17-(Butylidenebis(oxy))-11,21-dihydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione
CAS No51333-22-3
AppearanceWhite or almost white crystalline powder
Molecular FormulaC25H34O6
Molecular Weight430.53
Melting PointMore than 221°C
SolubilityPractically insoluble in water, freely soluble in methylene chloride, sparingly soluble in ethanol (96 per cent)
PolymorphismNo
Patent statusProduct patent – Out of patent
Therap.CatA non-halogenated glucocorticoid related to triamcinolone hexacetonide. Used as an anti inflammatory agent.