Cerlapirdine

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Cerlapirdine
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  • Investigational
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Formula C22H23N3O3S
Molar mass 409.501 g/mol
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Cerlapirdine (USAN; SAM-531, WAY-262,531, PF-05212365) is a drug which was under development by Wyeth/Pfizer for the treatment of cognitive disorders associated with Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.[1] In a phase II clinical trial it demonstrated a trend toward efficacy along with a good side effect profile and no incidence of serious adverse events,[2] but no further development has occurred since 2011.[3]

It exerts its effects by acting as a selective 5-HT6 receptor antagonist.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Codony X, Vela JM, Ramírez MJ (February 2011). "5-HT(6) receptor and cognition". Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 11 (1): 94–100. PMID 21330210. doi:10.1016/j.coph.2011.01.004. 
  2. ^ Franco Borsini (2011). International review of neurobiology: Pharmacology of 5-HT6 receptors. Part 2. Academic Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-12-385902-0. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Drug Profile: Cerlapirdine