Alizapride HCl

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CAS#: 59338-87-3 (Alizapride HCl) ; 59338-93-1 (Alizapride)

Description: Alizapride HCl (Litican, Plitican, Superan, Vergentan) is a dopamine antagonist with prokinetic and antiemetic effects used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting, including postoperative nausea and vomiting. It is structurally related to metoclopramide and other benzamides.

Chemical Structure

Alizapride HCl
CAS# 59338-87-3 (Alizapride HCl) ; 59338-93-1 (Alizapride)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 317167
Name: Alizapride HCl
CAS#: 59338-87-3 (Alizapride HCl) ; 59338-93-1 (Alizapride)
Chemical Formula: C16H22ClN5O2
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 351.84
Elemental Analysis: C, 54.62; H, 6.30; Cl, 10.08; N, 19.91; O, 9.09

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Related CAS #: 59338-87-3 (Alizapride HCl) ; 59338-93-1 (Alizapride)  

Synonym: Alizapride; 59338-93-1; Limican; Plitican; Vergentan; Superan; Alizaprida; Litican; MS 5080; MS5080; MS-5080

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 6-Methoxy-N-[[1-(2-propenyl)-2-pyrrolidinyl]methyl]-1H-benzotriazole-5-carboxamide Hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H21N5O2.ClH/c1-3-6-21-7-4-5-11(21)10-17-16(22)12-8-13-14(19-20-18-13)9-15(12)23-2;/h3,8-9,11H,1,4-7,10H2,2H3,(H,17,22)(H,18,19,20);1H


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 351.84 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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