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F132

Sigma-Aldrich

Fluoxetine hydrochloride

solid

Synonym(s):
(±)-N-Methyl-γ-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]benzenepropanamine hydrochloride, LY-110,140 hydrochloride, Prozac®, Fluoxetine HCl
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H18F3NO · HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
345.79
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

form

solid

color

white

solubility

H2O: 4 mg/mL
DMSO: >5 mg/mL

originator

Eli Lilly

SMILES string

CNCCC(C1=CC=CC=C1)OC2=CC=C(C(F)(F)F)C=C2.[H]Cl

InChI

1S/C17H18F3NO.ClH/c1-21-12-11-16(13-5-3-2-4-6-13)22-15-9-7-14(8-10-15)17(18,19)20;/h2-10,16,21H,11-12H2,1H3;1H

InChI key

GIYXAJPCNFJEHY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Fluoxetine hydrochloride is a psychotropic agent and one of the initial members of the anti-depressant class of drugs known as selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is the active ingredient of Prozac®.

Application

Fluoxetine hydrochloride has been used to study its effect on the binding ability of the radiopharmaceutical 123I-labeled 2-((2-((dimethylamino)methyl)phenyl)thio)-5-iodophenylamine ([123I]ADAM) to SERT (serotonin transporters) in mice. It has also been used for the chronic treatment of light deprived animals.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Fluoxetine hydrochloride is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and functions as an antidepressant. This drug works at presynaptic terminals where it prevents the reuptake of serotonin, resulting in the accumulation of serotonin in extracellular fluid at synapses.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor; antidepressant.

Features and Benefits

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This compound is featured on the Biogenic Amine Transporters and Chloride Channels pages of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.
This compound was developed by Eli Lilly. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Legal Information

Sold under license from Eli Lilly and Company.
Prozac is a registered trademark of Eli Lilly and Co.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - STOT RE 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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