|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
14-hydroxyeburnamenine-14-carboxylic acid methyl ester
|Mol. mass||354.44 g/mol|
|(what is this?)|
Vincamine is a peripheral vasodilator that increases blood flow to the brain (sold under the trademark Oxybral SR) . Generic drugs containing vincamine exist in specific regions. Most common drug preparations are in the sustained release forms. Vincamine is a monoterpenoid indole alkaloid found in the leaves of Vinca minor, comprising about 25-65% of the indole alkaloids found in Vinca minor by weight. It can be synthesized from related alkaloids.
- "Vincamine MSDS" (pdf).
- Chemical Selection Working Group. "Vincamine - 1617-90-9" (pdf). Summary of Data for Chemical Selection. NIH - United States National Institutes of Health.
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