Selexipag

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Selexipag
Selexipag.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 475086-01-2 YesY
PubChem 9913767
ChemSpider 8089417 YesY
UNII 5EXC0E384L YesY
KEGG D09994 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL238804 N
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C26H32N4O4S
Molar mass 496.6 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Selexipag (ACT-293987, NS-304) is a drug currently in development by Actelion as a treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Selexipag and its active metabolite, ACT-333679, are agonists at the PGI2 prostaglandin receptor, which leads to vasodilation in the pulmonary circulation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sitbon, O.; Morrell, N. (2012). "Pathways in pulmonary arterial hypertension: The future is here". European Respiratory Review 21 (126): 321–327. doi:10.1183/09059180.00004812. PMID 23204120.  edit