alprazolam

Ligand id: 7111

Name: alprazolam

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 1
Topological polar surface area 43.07
Molecular weight 308.08
XLogP 5.44
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used as an anxiolytic to treat generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder and alcohol withdrawal.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Alprazolam positively modulates the activity of GABAA anion channels. The drug increases inhibitory GABAergic tone and causes neuro-inhibition. Drug-induced effects are observed clinically as anxiolytic, sedative, anticonvulsant and skeletal muscle relaxant actions.
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