Lubiprostone-Molecular Formula: C20H32F2O5
Synonyms: (-)-7-((2R,4aR,5R,7aR)-2-(1,1-Difluoropentyl)-2-hydroxy-6-oxooctahydrocyclopenta(b)pyran-5-yl)heptanoic acid; Amitiza; 7-[(1R,4R,6R,9R)-4-(1,1-Difluoropentyl)-4-hydroxy-8-oxo-5-oxabicyclo[4.3.0]non-9-yl]heptanoic acid;
Appearance: white, odorless crystals or crystalline powder
Molecular Weight: 390.461886
Density: 1.175 g/cm3
Boiling Point: 532.3 °C at 760 mmHg
Melting Point: 56-59°C
Flash Point: 275.7 °C
Solubility: very soluble in ether and ethanol, and practically insoluble in hexane and water.
Usage: A locally acting chloride channel activator for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.