Chemical Component Summary

NameEDROPHONIUM ION
Identifiersethyl-(3-hydroxyphenyl)-dimethyl-azanium
FormulaC10 H16 N O
Molecular Weight166.24
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC[N+](C)(C)c1cccc(O)c1
InChIInChI=1S/C10H15NO/c1-4-11(2,3)9-6-5-7-10(12)8-9/h5-8H,4H2,1-3H3/p+1
InChIKeyVWLHWLSRQJQWRG-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Chemical Details

Formal Charge1
Atom Count28
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count28
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01010 
NameEdrophonium
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA rapid-onset, short-acting cholinesterase inhibitor used in cardiac arrhythmias and in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. It has also been used as an antidote to curare principles.
Synonyms
  • Edrophonium bromide
  • Edrophonium
  • N-ethyl-3-hydroxy-N,N-dimethylbenzenaminium
  • Edrophonium ion
  • N-ethyl-3-hydroxy-N,N-dimethylanilinium
Brand Names
  • Enlon-Plus
  • Enlon 10mg/ml
  • Enlon Liq IV 10mg/ml
  • Enlon
  • Tensilon
IndicationFor the differential diagnosis of myasthenia gravis and as an adjunct in the evaluation of treatment requirements in this disease. It may also be used for evaluating emergency treatment in myasthenic crises.
Categories
  • Amines
  • Ammonium Compounds
  • Antidotes
  • Cholinergic Agents
  • Cholinesterase Inhibitors
CAS number312-48-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
AcetylcholinesteraseMRPPQCLLHTPSLASPLLLLLLWLLGGGVGAEGREDAELLVTVRGGRLRG...unknowninhibitor
CholinesteraseMHSKVTIICIRFLFWFLLLCMLIGKSHTEDDIIIATKNGKVRGMNLTVFG...unknowninhibitor
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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