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Sigma-Aldrich

Famotidine

Synonym(s):
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.77

Quality Level

originator

Johnson & Johnson

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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Application

Famotidine has been used to test its effect on the human ether-a-go-go-related gene (hERG) binding transfected in HEK293 membrane. It has also been used in polycaprolactone based drug delivery studies.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Famotidine is not effective on muscarinic and nicotinic receptors. It competitively inhibits the secretion of gastric acid and elicits mucosal injury protection.
H2 histamine receptor antagonist; anti-ulcer agent

Features and Benefits

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

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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