oxazepam   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 7253

Synonyms: Serax® | WY-3498
Approved drug
oxazepam is an approved drug (FDA (1965))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Oxazepam is a benzodiazepine drug.
2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 1
Topological polar surface area 65.18
Molecular weight 286.05
XLogP 3.15
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES Clc1ccc2c(c1)C(=NC(C(=N2)O)O)c1ccccc1
Isomeric SMILES Clc1ccc2c(c1)C(=NC(C(=N2)O)O)c1ccccc1
InChI InChI=1S/C15H11ClN2O2/c16-10-6-7-12-11(8-10)13(9-4-2-1-3-5-9)18-15(20)14(19)17-12/h1-8,15,20H,(H,17,19)
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and alcohol withdrawl.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Oxazepam positively modulates the activity of GABAA anion channels. The drug increases inhibitory GABAergic tone and causes neuro-inhibition. Drug-induced effects are observed clinically as anxiolytic, sedative, anticonvulsant and skeletal muscle relaxant actions.
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