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									    STATEMENT ON A NONPROPRIETARY NAME ADOPTED BY THE USAN COUNCIL:

USAN                                                 DIQUAFOSOL TETRASODIUM

PRONUNCIATION                                        dye kwa fos ol

THERAPEUTIC CLAIM                                    enhancement of mucosal hydration in the
                                                     treatment of chronic dry eye (P2Y2 receptor
                                                     antagonist)

CHEMICAL NAMES

1) uridine, 5'-(pentahydrogen tetraphosphate), P'''5'-ester with uridine, tetrasodium salt

2) uridine(5')tetraphospho(5')uridine tetrasodium salt


STRUCTURAL FORMULA
                          H                 O       ONa NaO
                                                                   O                   H
                   O      N        O            P             P                O       N   O
                                            O       O     O        O
                              N        O        O P   P O                O         N
                                                    O
                                                NaO    ONa

                              HO           OH                      HO        OH

MOLECULAR FORMULA                                    C18H22N4Na4O23P4

MOLECULAR WEIGHT                                     878.23

TRADEMARK                                            Unknown as yet

MANUFACTURER                                         Inspire Pharmaceuticals

CODE DESIGNATION                                     INS365

CAS REGISTRY NUMBER                                  211427-08-6

								
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