fentanyl

Ligand id: 1626

Name: fentanyl

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 7
Topological polar surface area 23.55
Molecular weight 336.22
XLogP 6.73
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

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Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of severe pain and in general anesthesia. May also be used to treat breakthrough pain in cancer patients using opioid therapy.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Fentanyl is a μ opioid receptor agonist, but may have other mechanisms of action- see the DrugBank link for more details.