flunisolide

Ligand id: 7076

Name: flunisolide

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 6
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 93.06
Molecular weight 434.21
XLogP 1.12
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

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Summary of Clinical Use
Flunisolide use is indicated to prevent asthma attacks and to treat allergic rhinitis. There is no information regarding approval for clinical use of this drug on the US FDA website. Other national approval agencies may have granted marketing authorisation.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
As an agonist of the glucocorticoid receptor, flunisolide modulates expression of genes containing the glucocorticoid response element (GRE). Although complex, the response appears to include inhibition of the biosynthesis of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins and leukotrienes.