neostigmine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 8993

Synonyms: Prostigmin®
Approved drug
neostigmine is an approved drug (FDA)
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Neostigmine is a peripherally acting, reversible acetylcholinesterase (ACHE) inhibitor. Marketed formulations contain neostigmine bromide (PubChem CID 8246) or neostigmine methylsulfate (CID 5824).
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 2
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 4
Topological polar surface area 29.54
Molecular weight 223.14
XLogP 1
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES O=C(N(C)C)Oc1cccc(c1)[N+](C)(C)C
Isomeric SMILES O=C(N(C)C)Oc1cccc(c1)[N+](C)(C)C
InChI InChI=1S/C12H19N2O2/c1-13(2)12(15)16-11-8-6-7-10(9-11)14(3,4)5/h6-9H,1-5H3/q+1
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used to treat myasthenia gravis, to reverse the effects of muscle relaxants such as gallamine and tubocurarine, and may be used in the management of paralytic ileus, post-operative urinary retention and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.
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Inhibits acetylcholinesterase, thereby increasing the level and duration of action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
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