clonazepam   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6963

Synonyms: Klonopin® | Ro-5-4023 | Ro-54023
Approved drug
clonazepam is an approved drug (FDA (1975))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Clonazepam belongs to the benzodiazepine group of drugs.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 84.6
Molecular weight 315.04
XLogP 2.67
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES O=C1CN=C(c2c(N1)ccc(c2)[N+](=O)[O-])c1ccccc1Cl
Isomeric SMILES O=C1CN=C(c2c(N1)ccc(c2)[N+](=O)[O-])c1ccccc1Cl
InChI InChI=1S/C15H10ClN3O3/c16-12-4-2-1-3-10(12)15-11-7-9(19(21)22)5-6-13(11)18-14(20)8-17-15/h1-7H,8H2,(H,18,20)
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Clonazepam is used as an anticonvulsant to treat seizure disorders or to treat anxiety/panic disorder.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
The mechanism of action appears to involve the enhancement of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) neuro-inhibitory actions, via positive allosteric modulation of GABAA receptors.