TFP as a free ligand exists in 7 entries. Examples include: 1WRK 1WRL 1CTR

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Chemical Component Summary

FormulaC21 H24 F3 N3 S
Molecular Weight407.50
Isomeric SMILESCN1CCN(CCCN2c3ccccc3Sc3ccc(cc23)C(F)(F)F)CC1

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count52
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count55
Aromatic Bond Count12
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00831 Different stereochemistry
DescriptionA phenothiazine with actions similar to chlorpromazine. It is used as an antipsychotic and an antiemetic. [PubChem]
  • 10-[3-(4-Methyl-1-piperazinyl)propyl]-2-(trifluoromethyl)-10H-phenothiazine
  • 10-[3-(4-METHYL-piperazin-1-yl)-propyl]-2-trifluoromethyl-10H-phenothiazine
  • Trifluoperazina
  • Trifluoperazine
  • Trifluoperazinum
SaltsTrifluoperazine Hydrochloride
Brand Names
  • Novo-flurazine Tab 1mg
  • Novo-flurazine Tab 20mg
  • Novo-trifluzine - Tab 10mg
  • Novo-trifluzine - Tab 2mg
Affected OrganismHumans and other mammals
IndicationFor the treatment of anxiety disorders, depressive symptoms secondary to anxiety and agitation.
PharmacologyTrifluoperazine is a trifluoro-methyl phenothiazine derivative intended for the management of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Trifluoperazine has not been shown effective in the management of behaviorial complications in patients with mental retardation.
Mechanism of actionTrifluoperazine blocks postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors in the brain; depresses the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones and is believed to depress the reticular activating system thus affecting basal metabolism, body temperature, wakefulness, vasomotor tone, and emesis.
Route of administrationOral
  • Alpha1 Antagonists
  • Antiemetics
  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Antipsychotic Agents (First Generation [Typical])
  • Autonomic Agents
CAS number117-89-5
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