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A6981 Sigma

Acamprosate calcium

≥98% (HPLC), powder

Synonym: 3-(Acetylamino)-1-propanesulfonic acid calcium salt (2:1)

  • CAS Number 77337-73-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H10Ca0.5NO4S

  • Molecular Weight 200.24

  •  EC Number 278-665-3

Properties

Related Categories A-AM, Agonists, Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology,
assay   ≥98% (HPLC)
form   powder
solubility   H2O: >5 mg/mL
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acamprosate calcium is a GABA γ-aminobutyric acid agonist.

Application

Acamprosate calcium is a GABA γ-aminobutyric acid agonist. Acamprosate calcium has been used in alcohol dependence treatments and may be an effective augmentation therapy in patients with treatment-resistant anxiety.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the GABAA Receptors page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

This compound was developed by Merck. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

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