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Accession NumberDB05422
TypeSmall Molecule
DescriptionOPC-14523 is an antidepressant drug developed by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical.
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IndicationInvestigated for use/treatment in bulimia, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.
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Mechanism of actionOPC-14523 is a serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It treats depression, especially refractory depression, in a mammal, including a human, by administering to the mammal a sigma receptor ligand in combination with an antidepressant agent. It also relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, a sigma receptor ligand and a serotonin reuptake inhibitor.
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Predicted ADMET features
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Rat acute toxicityNot AvailableNot applicable
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ADMET data is predicted using admetSAR, a free tool for evaluating chemical ADMET properties. (23092397 )
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General References
  1. Tottori K, Miwa T, Uwahodo Y, Yamada S, Nakai M, Oshiro Y, Kikuchi T, Altar CA: Antidepressant-like responses to the combined sigma and 5-HT1A receptor agonist OPC-14523. Neuropharmacology. 2001 Dec;41(8):976-88. [PubMed:11747902 ]
  2. Bermack JE, Debonnel G: Effects of OPC-14523, a combined sigma and 5-HT1a ligand, on pre- and post-synaptic 5-HT1a receptors. J Psychopharmacol. 2007 Jan;21(1):85-92. Epub 2006 Mar 13. [PubMed:16533864 ]
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Pharmacological action
General Function:
Serotonin:sodium symporter activity
Specific Function:
Serotonin transporter whose primary function in the central nervous system involves the regulation of serotonergic signaling via transport of serotonin molecules from the synaptic cleft back into the pre-synaptic terminal for re-utilization. Plays a key role in mediating regulation of the availability of serotonin to other receptors of serotonergic systems. Terminates the action of serotonin an...
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Molecular Weight:
70324.165 Da
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Drug created on November 18, 2007 11:24 / Updated on August 17, 2016 12:24