fentanyl   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1626

Synonyms: Abstral® | Actiq® | Durogesic® | Effentora® | MCN-JR-4263-49 | R-4263 | Sublimaze®
Approved drug PDB Ligand
fentanyl is an approved drug (FDA (1968), EMA (2008))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Fentanyl is a potent, synthetic, addiction-forming narcotic analgesic. Marketed formulations contain the citrate salt (PubChem CID 13810).
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 7
Topological polar surface area 23.55
Molecular weight 336.22
XLogP 3.94
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CCC(=O)N(c1ccccc1)C1CCN(CC1)CCc1ccccc1
Isomeric SMILES CCC(=O)N(c1ccccc1)C1CCN(CC1)CCc1ccccc1
InChI InChI=1S/C22H28N2O/c1-2-22(25)24(20-11-7-4-8-12-20)21-14-17-23(18-15-21)16-13-19-9-5-3-6-10-19/h3-12,21H,2,13-18H2,1H3
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used in the treatment of severe pain and in general anesthesia. May also be used to treat breakthrough pain in cancer patients using opioid therapy.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Fentanyl is a μ opioid receptor agonist, but may have other mechanisms of action- see the DrugBank link for more details.
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