|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|Mol. mass||302.323 g/mol|
|Melt. point||195 °C (383 °F)|
|Solubility in water||soluble in methanol, ethanol, sodium carbonate mg/mL (20 °C)|
|(what is this?)|
Florantyrone (INN; also known as Fluorantyrone) is a drug used in the treatment of biliary dyskinesia. It is also known as a cholagogue and choleretic.
It is manufactured from fluoranthene and succinic anhydride in the presence of aluminum chloride in a nitrobenzene solution. (US PATENT 2,560,425 (1951 To Miles Lab)).