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Compound Summary for: CID 2794

Clofazimine

Also known as: Lamprene; Lampren; Clofazimina; Chlofazimine; Clofaziminum; 2030-63-9; B 663 (Pharmaceutical); Clofaziminum [INN-Latin]
Molecular Formula: C27H22Cl2N4   Molecular Weight: 473.39638   InChIKey: WDQPAMHFFCXSNU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A fat-soluble riminophenazine dye used for the treatment of leprosy. It has been used investigationally in combination with other antimycobacterial drugs to treat Mycobacterium avium infections in AIDS patients. Clofazimine also has a marked anti-inflammatory effect and is given to control the leprosy reaction, erythema nodosum leprosum. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1993, p1619)   From: MeSH
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