halothane

Ligand id: 2401

Name: halothane

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 0
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 1
Topological polar surface area 0
Molecular weight 195.89
XLogP 3.16
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Halothane is used to induce and maintain general anesthesia.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
The general anaesthetic action of halothane is due its effect on multiple ion channels, which results in suppressed nerve conduction, breathing and cardiac contractility.