metaxalone

Ligand id: 7609

Name: metaxalone

IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project (PEP) logo

View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: metaxalone

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 47.56
Molecular weight 221.11
XLogP 2.71
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Metaxalone is a skeletal muscle relaxant used in combination with analgesics and/or other non-medicinal interventions, for relief of acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions [1].
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
The precise MMOA of metaxalone has not been fully resolved, but may involve general central nervous system depression and/or sedative actions.
External links