amodiaquine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 10018

Synonyms: Alphaquine® | Amdaquine® | Amoquin® | Camoquin® | Flavoquine®
Approved drug PDB Ligand Antimalarial Ligand
amodiaquine is an approved drug
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Amodiaquine is a 4-aminoquinoline antimalarial compound related to chloroquine.

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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 6
Topological polar surface area 48.39
Molecular weight 355.15
XLogP 4.15
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CCN(Cc1cc(ccc1O)Nc1ccnc2c1ccc(c2)Cl)CC
Isomeric SMILES CCN(Cc1cc(ccc1O)Nc1ccnc2c1ccc(c2)Cl)CC
InChI InChI=1S/C20H22ClN3O/c1-3-24(4-2)13-14-11-16(6-8-20(14)25)23-18-9-10-22-19-12-15(21)5-7-17(18)19/h5-12,25H,3-4,13H2,1-2H3,(H,22,23)
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Amodiaquine does not have FDA or EMA approval but is the active antimalarial compound contained in a number of drugs that are approved in jurisdictions in Africa (Kenya and Tanzania), Colombia and Pakistan. It is used to treat uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria, usually in combination with artesunate. Amodiaquine should not be used as a preventative therapy. Recommendations for the use of amodiaquine + artesunate are provided in the WHO Guidelines for the treatment of malaria [6].