clotrimazole   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2330

Synonyms: Canesten® | Lotrimin®
Approved drug PDB Ligand
clotrimazole is an approved drug (FDA (1975))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal agent.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 1
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 4
Topological polar surface area 17.82
Molecular weight 344.11
XLogP 6.14
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1
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Canonical SMILES Clc1ccccc1C(n1cncc1)(c1ccccc1)c1ccccc1
Isomeric SMILES Clc1ccccc1C(n1cncc1)(c1ccccc1)c1ccccc1
InChI InChI=1S/C22H17ClN2/c23-21-14-8-7-13-20(21)22(25-16-15-24-17-25,18-9-3-1-4-10-18)19-11-5-2-6-12-19/h1-17H
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used for the local treatment of fungal and yeast infections of the skin such as ringworm, athlete's foot and jock itch, in additional to the treatment of vaginal yeast infections.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
The primary mechanism of action of clotrimazole is the inhibition of fungal growth via the disruption of cell walls.