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S7771 Sigma

(S)-(−)-Sulpiride

≥98% (titration)

Synonym: (S)-5-Aminosulfonyl-N-[(1-ethyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)methyl]-2-methoxybenzamide, Levosulpiride

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

D2 dopamine receptor antagonist; antipsychotic.

(S)-(−)-Sulpiride or Levosulpiride blocks the inhibitory enteric D2 receptors (neuronal and muscular). It has prokinetic activity and is effective in the treatment of functional dyspepsia and gastroparesis in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients.7,8 Since dopamine controls human sexual function, (S)-(−)-Sulpiride is reportedly effective in treatment of erectile dysfunctions.9

Packaging

5, 10 g in poly bottle

Application

(S)-(−)-Sulpiride was used to study the effect of dopamine D2 receptor function on activation of KCNQ potassium channels10 and on depression-like behavior in ovariectomized female rats.11

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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