orciprenaline

Ligand id: 7250

Name: orciprenaline

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 2
Hydrogen bond donors 4
Rotatable bonds 4
Topological polar surface area 72.72
Molecular weight 211.12
XLogP 0.38
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used as a bronchodilator to treat asthma.There is no information regarding approval for clinical use of this drug on the European Medicines Agency website. Other national approval agencies may have granted marketing authorisation. The US FDA approval is for the formulation containing metaproterenol sulfate.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
As an agonist of β2-adrenoceptors on smooth muscle cells, orciprenaline causes relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle and eases breathing.
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