Quinagolide

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Quinagolide
Struktur von Quinagolid
Structure without stereochemistry
Clinical data
Trade namesNorprolac
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Oral
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Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
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FormulaC20H33N3O3S
Molar mass395.56 g·mol−1
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Quinagolide (INN, BAN; brand name Norprolac) is a selective D2 receptor agonist that is used to reduce elevated levels of prolactin (hyperprolactinemia).[1] It has also been found to be effective in the treatment of breast pain.[2]

Stereochemistry[edit]

Quinagolide is a racemate composed of the following two enantiomers:[3]

Enantiomeres of Quinagolide
(+)-Quinagolid Structural Formula V1.svg
(+)-Quinagolid
CAS number: 140630-79-1
(-)-Quinagolid Structural Formula V1.svg
(-)-Quinagolid
CAS number: 140630-80-4

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Di Sarno A, Landi ML, Marzullo P, Di Somma C, Pivonello R, Cerbone G, et al. (July 2000). "The effect of quinagolide and cabergoline, two selective dopamine receptor type 2 agonists, in the treatment of prolactinomas". Clinical Endocrinology. 53 (1): 53–60. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2265.2000.01016.x. PMID 10931080.
  2. ^ Pluchinotta AM (20 April 2015). The Outpatient Breast Clinic: Aiming at Best Practice. Springer. pp. 167–. ISBN 978-3-319-15907-2.
  3. ^ Rote Liste Service GmbH (Hrsg.) (2017). Rote Liste 2017 - Arzneimittelverzeichnis für Deutschland (einschließlich EU-Zulassungen und bestimmter Medizinprodukte) [Red List 2017 - List of medicinal products for Germany (including EU approvals and certain medical devices)] (in German) (57th ed.). Frankfurt/Main: Rote Liste Service GmbH. p. 214. ISBN 978-3-946057-10-9.