procainamide   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 4811

Synonyms: Procan® | Pronestyl®
Approved drug
procainamide is an approved drug (FDA (1950))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Procainamide is a class Ia antiarrhythmic drug.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 7
Topological polar surface area 58.36
Molecular weight 235.17
XLogP 1.31
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CCN(CCNC(=O)c1ccc(cc1)N)CC
Isomeric SMILES CCN(CCNC(=O)c1ccc(cc1)N)CC
InChI InChI=1S/C13H21N3O/c1-3-16(4-2)10-9-15-13(17)11-5-7-12(14)8-6-11/h5-8H,3-4,9-10,14H2,1-2H3,(H,15,17)
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used in the treatment of ventricular arrhythmias.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Procainamide causes local anesthetic action by stabilising the neuronal membrane. This is achieved by blocking sodium channel-induced ionic fluxes. Such ionic conductance is required for the normal initiation and transmission of nerve impulses.
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