Clinical data
ATC code R05CB11 (WHO)
CAS Number 72324-18-6
PubChem (CID) 54120
DrugBank DB01423 YesY
ChemSpider 48889 YesY
KEGG D07381 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.069.604
Chemical and physical data
Formula C10H11NO4S2
Molar mass 273.331 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Stepronin is a mucolytic[1] and expectorant.[2]


  1. Olivieri, D.; Bernareggi, V.; Quitadamo, M. (1985). "Effect of lysine stepronin salts on mucociliary clearance". Archivio Monaldi per la tisiologia e le malattie dell'apparato respiratorio. 40 (5–6): 211–217. PMID 3843171.
  2. Yamada, K.; Satoh, M.; Shimura, S.; Sasaki, T.; Takishima, T.; Shirato, K. (1994). "An expectorant, stepronin, reduces airway secretion in vitro". Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases. 61 (1): 42–47. doi:10.1159/000196302. PMID 8177972.

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