WAY-208466

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WAY-208466
Skeletal formula of WAY-208,466
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Formula C17H18FN3O2S
Molar mass 347.41 g·mol−1
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WAY-208466 is a potent and highly selective full agonist of the 5-HT6 receptor.[1] It increases GABA levels in the cerebral cortex and tolerance does not appear to occur to this action upon chronic administration.[1] Animal studies have shown that WAY-208466 produces antidepressant and anxiolytic effects in rodents and it may also be useful in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c Schechter LE, Lin Q, Smith DL, et al. (May 2008). "Neuropharmacological profile of novel and selective 5-HT6 receptor agonists: WAY-181187 and WAY-208466". Neuropsychopharmacology. 33 (6): 1323–35. doi:10.1038/sj.npp.1301503. PMID 17625499. 
  2. ^ Carr GV, Schechter LE, Lucki I (March 2010). "Antidepressant and anxiolytic effects of selective 5-HT(6) receptor agonists in rats". Psychopharmacology. 213 (2–3): 499–507. doi:10.1007/s00213-010-1798-7. PMC 2910165Freely accessible. PMID 20217056.