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Identification
NameNicergoline
Accession NumberDB00699  (APRD00617)
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsApproved
Description

An ergot derivative that has been used as a cerebral vasodilator and in peripheral vascular disease. It has been suggested to ameliorate cognitive deficits in cerebrovascular disease. [PubChem]

Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymLanguageCode
NicergolinGermanNot Available
NicergolinaNot AvailableDCIT
NicergolineNot AvailableINN, BAN, USAN, JAN
NicergolinumLatinINN
SermionNot AvailableNot Available
Prescription ProductsNot Available
Generic Prescription ProductsNot Available
Over the Counter ProductsNot Available
International Brands
NameCompany
SermionNot Available
Brand mixturesNot Available
SaltsNot Available
Categories
CAS number27848-84-6
WeightAverage: 484.386
Monoisotopic: 483.11575436
Chemical FormulaC24H26BrN3O3
InChI KeyYSEXMKHXIOCEJA-FVFQAYNVSA-N
InChI
InChI=1S/C24H26BrN3O3/c1-27-13-17-8-21-24(30-3,19-5-4-6-20(27)22(17)19)9-15(12-28(21)2)14-31-23(29)16-7-18(25)11-26-10-16/h4-7,10-11,13,15,21H,8-9,12,14H2,1-3H3/t15-,21-,24+/m1/s1
IUPAC Name
[(2S,4R,7R)-2-methoxy-6,11-dimethyl-6,11-diazatetracyclo[7.6.1.0²,⁷.0¹²,¹⁶]hexadeca-1(16),9,12,14-tetraen-4-yl]methyl 5-bromopyridine-3-carboxylate
SMILES
[H][C@@]12CC3=CN(C)C4=CC=CC(=C34)[C@]1(C[C@@H](COC(=O)C1=CC(Br)=CN=C1)CN2C)OC
Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as indoloquinolines. These are polycyclic aromatic compounds containing an indole fused to a quinoline.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
ClassQuinolines and derivatives
Sub ClassIndoloquinolines
Direct ParentIndoloquinolines
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Indoloquinoline
  • Ergoline skeleton
  • Benzoquinoline
  • Pyrroloquinoline
  • Alkaloid or derivatives
  • Pyridine carboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Pyridine carboxylic acid
  • Isoindole or derivatives
  • Indole or derivatives
  • Indole
  • Aralkylamine
  • Benzenoid
  • Substituted pyrrole
  • Pyridine
  • Piperidine
  • N-methylpyrrole
  • Aryl halide
  • Aryl bromide
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Pyrrole
  • Tertiary aliphatic amine
  • Tertiary amine
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Azacycle
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Ether
  • Dialkyl ether
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organobromide
  • Organohalogen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Pharmacology
IndicationFor the treatment of senile dementia, migraines of vascular origin, transient ischemia, platelet hyper-aggregability, and macular degeneration.
PharmacodynamicsNicergoline is a potent vasodilator (improves brain blood flow). On the cerebral level it prompts a lowering of vascular resistance, an increase in arterial flow and stimulates the use of oxygen and glucose. Nicergoline also improves blood circulation in the lungs and limbs and has been shown to inhibit blood platelet aggregation.
Mechanism of actionNicergoline acts by inhibiting the postsynaptic alpha(1)-adrenoceptors on vascular smooth muscle. This inhibits the vasoconstrictor effect of circulating and locally released catecholamines (epinephrine and norepinephrine), resulting in peripheral vasodilation. Therefore the mechanism of Nicergoline is to increase vascular circulation in the brain, thereby enhancing the transmission of nerve signals across the nerve fibres, which secrete acetylcholine as a neural transmitter.
AbsorptionNot Available
Volume of distributionNot Available
Protein bindingNot Available
Metabolism
SubstrateEnzymesProduct
Nicergoline
10-alpha-methoxy-9,10-dihydrolysergolDetails
Route of eliminationNot Available
Half lifeNot Available
ClearanceNot Available
ToxicityNot Available
Affected organisms
  • Humans and other mammals
PathwaysNot Available
SNP Mediated EffectsNot Available
SNP Mediated Adverse Drug ReactionsNot Available
ADMET
Predicted ADMET features
PropertyValueProbability
Human Intestinal Absorption+0.9908
Blood Brain Barrier+0.9396
Caco-2 permeable+0.5782
P-glycoprotein substrateSubstrate0.7569
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IInhibitor0.8563
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IIInhibitor0.9233
Renal organic cation transporterInhibitor0.5733
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-substrate0.8512
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-substrate0.7141
CYP450 3A4 substrateSubstrate0.6869
CYP450 1A2 substrateInhibitor0.9107
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9072
CYP450 2D6 substrateInhibitor0.8932
CYP450 2C19 substrateInhibitor0.8994
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-inhibitor0.8126
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityHigh CYP Inhibitory Promiscuity0.5988
Ames testNon AMES toxic0.7004
CarcinogenicityNon-carcinogens0.9091
BiodegradationNot ready biodegradable1.0
Rat acute toxicity2.6401 LD50, mol/kg Not applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Weak inhibitor0.914
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Inhibitor0.5933
Pharmacoeconomics
ManufacturersNot Available
PackagersNot Available
Dosage formsNot Available
PricesNot Available
PatentsNot Available
Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP3.3Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.0127 mg/mLALOGPS
logP3.99ALOGPS
logP3.7ChemAxon
logS-4.6ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)8.14ChemAxon
Physiological Charge1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area56.59 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count5ChemAxon
Refractivity123.3 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability48.08 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings5ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Mass Spec (NIST)Not Available
SpectraNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General Reference
  1. Winblad B, Fioravanti M, Dolezal T, Logina I, Milanov IG, Popescu DC, Solomon A: Therapeutic use of nicergoline. Clin Drug Investig. 2008;28(9):533-52. Pubmed 18666801
External Links
ATC CodesC04AE02
AHFS CodesNot Available
PDB EntriesNot Available
FDA labelNot Available
MSDSNot Available
Interactions
Drug InteractionsNot Available
Food InteractionsNot Available

Targets

1. Alpha-1A adrenergic receptor

Kind: protein

Organism: Human

Pharmacological action: yes

Actions: antagonist

Components

Name UniProt ID Details
Alpha-1A adrenergic receptor P35348 Details

References:

  1. Alvarez-Guerra M, Bertholom N, Garay RP: Selective blockade by nicergoline of vascular responses elicited by stimulation of alpha 1A-adrenoceptor subtype in the rat. Fundam Clin Pharmacol. 1999;13(1):50-8. Pubmed

Enzymes

1. Cytochrome P450 2D6

Kind: protein

Organism: Human

Pharmacological action: unknown

Actions: substrate

Components

Name UniProt ID Details
Cytochrome P450 2D6 P10635 Details

References:

  1. Preissner S, Kroll K, Dunkel M, Senger C, Goldsobel G, Kuzman D, Guenther S, Winnenburg R, Schroeder M, Preissner R: SuperCYP: a comprehensive database on Cytochrome P450 enzymes including a tool for analysis of CYP-drug interactions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Jan;38(Database issue):D237-43. Epub 2009 Nov 24. Pubmed

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Drug created on June 13, 2005 07:24 / Updated on September 16, 2013 17:11