Talk:Amfonelic acid

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Article on amfonelate, the conjugate base of amfonelic acid[edit]

This is a request for the proper information to elucidate the properties of the amfonelate salt, like as might be used for the protonation of drug compounds. Hopefully it can be delivered in the form of sources which are able to be made available as a reference accessible to anyone that has the means to so acquire them: seeing as how the internet search engines I have resorted to have yielded nothing on queries for the term "amfonelate", let alone "sodium amfonelate", even though that is the chemically correct nomenclature for the derived substance in question. Such a hindered task is one for which I would be especially thankful.

The solubility constants might have steep requirements due to its molecular weight, but the implications of an ionic salt which dissociates into an active dopaminergic of such a selective and potent specificity is to me a thing of great interest & import. At least enough to deserve the making of its own article. Which is how the issue will continue to be considered by myself in priority to my Wikipedian endeavors. Nagelfar (talk) 08:09, 21 January 2012 (UTC)

We don't have separate articles for tianeptine acid and sodium tianeptine, or indeed pentobarbital and nembutal sodium...there is no need for a separate article on sodium amfonelate, any information found about it can be put into a subsection on the amfonelic acid page. Meodipt (talk) 02:20, 22 January 2012 (UTC)
There is a precedent set just as much, if not more, in having such pages separate & stand alone: e.g. sulfate & sulfuric acid are unique pages/articles unto themselves, and its the same with hydrochloric acid & hydrochloride, tartrate & tartaric acid, etc. It seems to be the rule rather than the exception to have such articles set apart. Were I to have the required basic information I would use the previous examples as rationale for a new page. Writing its content in a way deserving of the subject as a unique entity. For instance, amfonelate activates in a pro-drug like manner upon dissociation, whereas amfonelic acid has DRI properties innately as its own functional vehicle with a fixed set of properties for delivering them. I just see two pages here as being no less warranted if done rightly, and I have enough vested interest in the subject to perhaps pull it off. Nagelfar (talk) 10:41, 23 January 2012 (UTC)