mepyramine   

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1227

Synonyms: Anthisan® | mepiramine | mepyramine maleate | pyrilamine | pyrilamine tannate | Pyrlex®
mepyramine is an approved drug
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Mepyramine (also commonly referred to as pyrilamine) is a first generation antihistamine. As it can cross the blood-brain barrier easily it causes substantial drowsiness.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 7
Topological polar surface area 28.6
Molecular weight 285.18
XLogP 3.19
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
SMILES / InChI / InChIKey
Canonical SMILES COc1ccc(cc1)CN(c1ccccn1)CCN(C)C
Isomeric SMILES COc1ccc(cc1)CN(c1ccccn1)CCN(C)C
InChI InChI=1S/C17H23N3O/c1-19(2)12-13-20(17-6-4-5-11-18-17)14-15-7-9-16(21-3)10-8-15/h4-11H,12-14H2,1-3H3
InChI Key YECBIJXISLIIDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Summary of Clinical Use
Mepyramine suppresses the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. This drug does not have marketing approval in the US or European Union. Other national approval agencies may have granted marketing authorisation. For example, in the UK mepyramine is the active ingredient in a number of over the counter bite and sting relief antihistamine creams. In some countries mepyramine may only be used in veterinary practice.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Mepyramine is a histamine H1 receptor antagonist that blocks the action of endogenous histamine.
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