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Famotidine for system suitability

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Famotidine, N′-(Aminosulfonyl)-3-([2-(diaminomethyleneamino)-4-thiazolyl]methylthio)propanamidine
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H15N7O2S3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
337.45
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

famotidine

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

N\C(N)=N\c1nc(CSCCC(=N)NS(N)(=O)=O)cs1

InChI

1S/C8H15N7O2S3/c9-6(15-20(12,16)17)1-2-18-3-5-4-19-8(13-5)14-7(10)11/h4H,1-3H2,(H2,9,15)(H2,12,16,17)(H4,10,11,13,14)

InChI key

XUFQPHANEAPEMJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... HRH2(3274)

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Famotidine impurity D

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

API family

famotidine

API family

famotidine

API family

famotidine

API family

acetazolamide

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Famotidine for system suitability EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

H2 histamine receptor antagonist; anti-ulcer agent

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from intermediate products in famotidine synthesis.
D Guimaraens et al.
Contact dermatitis, 31(4), 259-260 (1994-10-01)
L P James et al.
Clinical pharmacokinetics, 31(2), 103-110 (1996-08-01)
Famotidine, an H2 receptor antagonist, has several potential advantages over cimetidine and ranitidine. These advantages include its potency, relatively longer elimination half-life, and lack of interaction with the cytochrome P450 isoforms. Eight studies addressing the use of famotidine in paediatric
H Echizen et al.
Clinical pharmacokinetics, 21(3), 178-194 (1991-09-01)
Famotidine is a potent histamine H2-receptor antagonist widely used in the treatment and prevention of peptic ulcer disease. After intravenous administration the plasma famotidine concentration-time profile exhibits a biexponential decay, with a distribution half-life of about 0.18 to 0.5h and
[Famotidine--a new histamine H2 receptor blockader].
P Ia Grigor'ev et al.
Klinicheskaia meditsina, 69(4), 23-28 (1991-04-01)
A N Chremos
Journal of clinical gastroenterology, 9 Suppl 2, 7-12 (1987-01-01)
Famotidine is a competitive histamine H2-receptor antagonist. Its main pharmacodynamic effect in humans is inhibition of gastric acid secretion. Dose-related suppression of basal and stimulated (meal, pentagastrin) gastric acid output has been shown with oral doses of 5-40 mg. The

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