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Clinical data
Other namesVVZ-149; VVZ-000149
Routes of
  • 4-Butoxy-N-([4-(dimethylamino)oxan-4-yl]methyl)-3,5-dimethoxybenzamide
CAS Number
PubChem CID
Chemical and physical data
Molar mass394.512 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • InChI=1S/C21H34N2O5/c1-6-7-10-28-19-17(25-4)13-16(14-18(19)26-5)20(24)22-15-21(23(2)3)8-11-27-12-9-21/h13-14H,6-12,15H2,1-5H3,(H,22,24)

Opiranserin (INNTooltip International Nonproprietary Name; developmental code name VVZ-149) is a selective and combined glycine GlyT2 transporter blocker (IC50Tooltip Half-maximal inhibitory concentration = 0.86 μM), purine P2X3 receptor antagonist (IC50 = 0.87 μM), and serotonin 5-HT2A receptor antagonist (IC50Tooltip Half-maximal inhibitory concentration = 1.3 μM) which is under development by Vivozon for the intravenous treatment of postoperative pain.[1][2][3][4] As of April 2017, it is in phase II clinical trials for this indication.[3] The INNTooltip International Nonproprietary Name of the drug was issued in 2017.[2]


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  3. ^ a b "Opiranserin - Vivozon - AdisInsight". adisinsight.springer.com.
  4. ^ Nedeljkovic SS, Correll DJ, Bao X, Zamor N, Zeballos JL, Zhang Y, Young MJ, Ledley J, Sorace J, Eng K, Hamsher CP, Maniam R, Chin JW, Tsui B, Cho S, Lee DH (2017). "Randomised, double-blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the analgesic efficacy and safety of VVZ-149 injections for postoperative pain following laparoscopic colorectal surgery". BMJ Open. 7 (2): e011035. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011035. PMC 5318554. PMID 28213593.