Domperidone
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Title: Domperidone
CAS Registry Number: 57808-66-9
CAS Name: 5-Chloro-1-[1-[3-(2,3-dihydro-2-oxo-1H-benzimidazol-1-yl)propyl]-4-piperidinyl]-1,3-dihydro-2H-benzimidazol-2-one
Additional Names: 5-chloro-1-[1-[3-(2-oxo-1-benzimidazolinyl)propyl]-4-piperidyl]-2-benzimidazolinone
Manufacturers' Codes: R-33812
Trademarks: Euciton (Roux-Ocefa); Evoxin (Sterling Winthrop); Gastronorm (Janssen); Mod (Irbi); Motilium (Janssen); Nauzelin (Janssen); Peridon (Italchimici); Peridys (Robapharm)
Molecular Formula: C22H24ClN5O2
Molecular Weight: 425.91
Percent Composition: C 62.04%, H 5.68%, Cl 8.32%, N 16.44%, O 7.51%
Literature References: A novel in vitro dopamine antagonist with antinauseant properties. Prepn: J. Vandenberk et al., DE 2632870; eidem, US 4066772 (1977, 1978 both to Janssen). Pharmacology: C. Ennis et al., J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 31, Suppl., 14P (1979). Gastrokinetic properties: J. M. Van Neuten et al., Life Sci. 23, 453 (1978). 3H-domperidone studies: M. P. Martres et al., ibid. 1781; M. Baudry et al., Arch. Pharmacol. 308, 231 (1979). Clinical studies: A. J. Reyntjens et al., Arzneim.-Forsch. 28, 1194 (1978); D. B. Wilson, J. W. Dundee, Anaesthesia 34, 765 (1979). Review of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and therapeutic efficacy: R. N. Brogden et al., Drugs 24, 360-400 (1982).
Properties: Crystals from DMF/water, mp 242.5°.
Melting point: mp 242.5°
Therap-Cat: Antiemetic.
Keywords: Antiemetic; Dopamine Receptor Antagonist.

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