Lorpiprazole

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Lorpiprazole
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(5aR,8aS)-3-(2-{4-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]piperazin-1-yl}ethyl)-5,5a,6,7,8,8a-hexahydrocyclopenta[3,4]pyrrolo[2,1-c][1,2,4]triazole
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Uncontrolled
Routes of
administration
Oral
Identifiers
CAS Number 108785-69-9
ATC code None
PubChem CID 3045380
ChemSpider 16736802
UNII 0M14O7T47Q YesY
Chemical data
Formula C21H26F3N5
Molar mass 405.46 g/mol

Lorpiprazole (INN) (brand name Normarex) is a marketed anxiolytic drug of the phenylpiperazine group.[1][2][3] It has been described as a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SRI) in the same group as trazodone, nefazodone, and etoperidone.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Elks (14 November 2014). The Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data: Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies. Springer. pp. 742–. ISBN 978-1-4757-2085-3. 
  2. ^ Hans -Georg Scharnow; Negwer, Martin (2001). Organic-Chemical Drugs and Their Synonyms, 8th Edition (v. 1-6). Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. ISBN 3-527-30247-6. 
  3. ^ a b Fagiolini, Andrea; Comandini, Alessandro; Dell’Osso, Mario Catena; Kasper, Siegfried (2012). "Rediscovering Trazodone for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder". CNS Drugs 26 (12): 1033–1049. doi:10.1007/s40263-012-0010-5. ISSN 1172-7047.