Also is known as Diacetylrhein. Is used in the treatment of pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative joint disease and other related diseases

Specification – pharmacopeia: EP

Therapeutic category: antiarthritic

Treatment: for osteoarthritis..

Pharmacology: inhibits the synthesis and release of Interleukin IL-1, substance closely related to arthritis and cartilage degradation; inhibits the expression of enzymes that degrade cartilage.

Aplicación: human

CAS number: 13739-02-1

Chemical formula: C19H12O8