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Potassium canrenoate
Systematic (IUPAC) name
potassium 3-[(8R,9S,10 R,13S,14S,17R)-
17-hydroxy-10,13-dimethyl-3-oxo-2,8,9,
11,12,14,15,16-octahydro-1H-cyclopenta[a]
phenanthren-17-yl]propanoate
Identifiers
CAS number 2181-04-6
ATC code C03DA02
PubChem 656614
Chemical data
Formula C 22H29KO4  
Mol. mass 369.516 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal and fecal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Intravenous

Potassium canrenoate (INN) or canrenoate potassium (USAN), the potassium salt of canrenoic acid, is an aldosterone antagonist.

Like spironolactone, it is a prodrug, which is metabolized to canrenone in the body.

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