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Diflorasone diacetate ointment contains 0.5 mg diflorasone diacetate in an ointment base.
Chemically, diflorasone diacetate is 6α,9-difluoro-11β,17,21-trihydroxy-16β-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione 17,21- diacetate with the molecular formula C26H32F2O7 and a molecular weight of 494.54. The structural formula is represented below:
Each gram of diflorasone diacetate ointment, for topical administration, contains 0.5 mg diflor-asone diacetate in an ointment base consisting of propylene glycol, glyceryl monostearate and white petrolatum.
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