Chemical Component Summary

NameCHLORZOXAZONE
Synonyms5-CHLORO-2-BENZOXAZOLONE
Identifiers5-chloro-3H-1,3-benzoxazol-2-one
FormulaC7 H4 Cl N O2
Molecular Weight169.56
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESc1cc2c(cc1Cl)NC(=O)O2
InChIInChI=1S/C7H4ClNO2/c8-4-1-2-6-5(3-4)9-7(10)11-6/h1-3H,(H,9,10)
InChIKeyTZFWDZFKRBELIQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count15
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count16
Aromatic Bond Count10

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00356 
NameChlorzoxazone
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA centrally acting central muscle relaxant with sedative properties. It is claimed to inhibit muscle spasm by exerting an effect primarily at the level of the spinal cord and subcortical areas of the brain. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoea, 30th ed, p1202)
Synonyms
  • 5-chloro-2-hydroxybenzoxazole
  • 5-chloro-2-benzoxazolinone
  • Chlorzoxazona
  • 2-hydroxy-5-chlorobenzoxazole
  • 5-chloro-2(3H)-benzoxazolone
Brand Names
  • Parafon DSC
  • Acetazone Forte C8
  • Parafon Forte
  • Chlorzoxazone
  • Parafon Forte Tablets
IndicationFor the relief of discomfort associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Categories
  • Benzoxazoles
  • Central Nervous System Agents
  • Central Nervous System Depressants
  • Centrally-mediated Muscle Relaxation
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP1A2 Substrates
ATC-Code
  • M03BB03
  • M03BB53
  • M03BB73
CAS number95-25-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Calcium-activated potassium channel subunit alpha-1MANGGGGGGGSSGGGGGGGGSSLRMSSNIHANHLSLDASSSSSSSSSSSS...unknown
Cytochrome P450 2E1MSALGVTVALLVWAAFLLLVSMWRQVHSSWNLPPGPFPLPIIGNLFQLEL...unknownsubstrate,inhibitor
Cytochrome P450 1A1MLFPISMSATEFLLASVIFCLVFWVIRASRPQVPKGLKNPPGPWGWPLIG...unknownsubstrate
Cytochrome P450 1A2MALSQSVPFSATELLLASAIFCLVFWVLKGLRPRVPKGLKSPPEPWGWPL...unknownsubstrate
Cytochrome P450 2A6MLASGMLLVALLVCLTVMVLMSVWQQRKSKGKLPPGPTPLPFIGNYLQLN...unknownsubstrate
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

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CCDC/CSDGIDLUB
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