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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(11β)-11,17-dihydroxy-3,20-dioxopregna-1,4-dien-21-yl 4-{4-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]phenyl}butanoate
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number  YesY
ATC code L01
ChemSpider  N
Synonyms [2-[(8S,9S,10R,11S,13S,14S,17R)-11,17-Dihydroxy-10,13-dimethyl-3-oxo-7,8,9,11,12,14,15,16-octahydro-6H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl]-2-oxoethyl] 4-[4-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]phenyl]butanoate
Chemical data
Formula C35H45Cl2NO6 
Mol. mass 646.64 g/mol

Prednimustine is a drug used in chemotherapy. It is the ester formed from two other drugs, prednisolone and chlorambucil.

It can be associated with myoclonus.[1]


  1. ^ Monnerat C, Gander M, Leyvraz S (January 1997). "A rare case of prednimustine-induced myoclonus". J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 89 (2): 173–4.  

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