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Lactones Summary

Description: Cyclic esters of hydroxy carboxylic acids, containing a 1-oxacycloalkan-2-one structure. Large cyclic lactones of over a dozen atoms are MACROLIDES.

Key Diseases for which Lactones is Relevant

  1. Infection : 1 outcome 3 studies in 24 results
  2. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  3. Allergic Contact Dermatitis : 1 outcome in 11 results
  4. Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Pleurisy (Pleuritis) : 1 outcome in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Lactones

  1. Anthelmintics
  2. Fluorouracil (Carac)
  3. Flavonoids
  4. Diterpenes
  5. Chelating Agents
  6. Sesquiterpenes
  7. Proadifen
  8. Phenothiazines
  9. Naphthoquinones
  10. Methylphenazonium Methosulfate
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Therapies Related to Lactones

  1. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)

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