D0700000

Dexamethasone

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
9α-Fluoro-16α-methylprednisolone, 9α-Fluoro-16α-methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, Prednisolone F, (11β,16α)-9-Fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-16-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C22H29FO5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
392.46
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2066651
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

Agency/Method

EP

form

neat

packaging

pkg of 50 mg

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

storage condition

protect from light

mp

262-264 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: <0.1 g/L

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C[C@@H]1C[C@H]2[C@@H]3CCC4=CC(=O)C=C[C@]4(C)[C@@]3(F)[C@@H](O)C[C@]2(C)[C@@]1(O)C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C22H29FO5/c1-12-8-16-15-5-4-13-9-14(25)6-7-19(13,2)21(15,23)17(26)10-20(16,3)22(12,28)18(27)11-24/h6-7,9,12,15-17,24,26,28H,4-5,8,10-11H2,1-3H3/t12-,15+,16+,17+,19+,20+,21+,22+/m1/s1

InChI key

UREBDLICKHMUKA-CXSFZGCWSA-N

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Dexamethasone EP reference standard may be used as a pharmaceutical primary standard for the determination of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations, and biological samples by various analytical techniques.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glucocorticoid anti-inflammatory agent. Regulates T cell survival, growth, and differentiation. Inhibits the induction of nitric oxide synthase.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 70 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Repr. 1B

storage_class_code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Dexamethasone
European Pharmacopoeia Commission and European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare
European pharmacopoeia, 4961-4963 (2021)
Two examples of rapid and simple drug analysis in pharmaceutical formulations using capillary electrophoresis: Naphazoline, dexamethasone and benzalkonium in nose drops and nystatin in an oily suspension
Raith K, et al.
Electrophoresis, 19(16-17), 2907-2911 (1998)
Fullerene-C60-modified edge plane pyrolytic graphite electrode for the determination of dexamethasone in pharmaceutical formulations and human biological fluids
Goyal RN, et al.
Biosensors And Bioelectronics, 24(6), 1649-1654 (2009)
Simultaneous determination of gatifloxacin and dexamethasone sodium phosphate in bulk and pharmaceutical formulations by HPLC
Sireesha RK, et al.
African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 5(17), 1990-1995 (2011)
Determination of prednisolone, dexamethasone and hydrocortisone in pharmaceutical formulations and biological fluid samples by voltammetric techniques using b-cyclodextrin modified carbon paste electrode
Balaji K, et al.
African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2(8), 157-166 (2008)

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