nepafenac   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 7564

Synonyms: AHR-9434 | AL-6515 | Nevanac®
Approved drug
nepafenac is an approved drug (FDA (2005), EMA (2007))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Nepafenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 4
Topological polar surface area 86.18
Molecular weight 254.11
XLogP 1.89
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES NC(=O)Cc1cccc(c1N)C(=O)c1ccccc1
Isomeric SMILES NC(=O)Cc1cccc(c1N)C(=O)c1ccccc1
InChI InChI=1S/C15H14N2O2/c16-13(18)9-11-7-4-8-12(14(11)17)15(19)10-5-2-1-3-6-10/h1-8H,9,17H2,(H2,16,18)
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Nepafenac is indicated for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery [2].
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
As with other NSAIDs, this drug reduces prostaglandin synthesis by inhibiting cyclooxegenase (COX) activity [6]. Note that the active metabolite is amfenac.
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