Tropisetron monohydrochloride

solid, ≥98% (HPLC)

3-Tropanylindole-3-carboxylate monohydrochloride, ICS-205,930, Navoban, 1H-Indole-3-carboxylic acid (3-endo)-8-methyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1]oct-3-yl ester monohydrochloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H20N2O2 · HCl
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≥98% (HPLC)




H2O: >10 mg/mL



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Gene Information

human ... CHRNA3(1136), CHRNA4(1137), CHRNB2(1141), CHRNB4(1143), HTR3A(3359), HTR3B(9177), HTR3C(170572), HTR3D(200909), HTR3E(285242)
rat ... Chrna7(25302), Drd2(24318), Htr1a(24473), Htr3a(79246)

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Tropisetron monohydrochloride was used as a standard to determine the tropisetron in human plasma using HPLC method with UV detection.


50 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Tropisetron a selective serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist is used mainly as an antiemetic to treat nausea and vomiting following chemotherapy . In the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) tropisetron reduced not only pain perception but also had a favourable effect on cardiac dysfunction during treatment.
3-Tropanylindole-3-carboxylate hydrochloride is a selective 5-HT3 serotonin receptor antagonist.

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Q Pei et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 230(1), 63-68 (1993-01-05)
The effects of three different 5HT3 receptor antagonists, granisetron, ICS 205-930 and ondansetron (0.01, 0.1 and 1 mg/kg, s.c.) were tested on changes in mesolimbic dopamine function produced by 1 mg/kg of morphine in the rat. Increases of in vivo...
E Beubler et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 248(2), 157-162 (1993-08-02)
The effects of cholera toxin and heat stable Escherichia coli (E. coli) enterotoxin on intestinal fluid secretion are commonly considered to be mediated by cyclic nucleotides. It was demonstrated recently, by using the 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT)2 receptor antagonist ketanserin and the...
N Yoshida et al.
The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 256(1), 272-278 (1991-01-01)
We studied the effect of 5-hydroxytryptamine 3 (5-HT3) receptor antagonists on gastrointestinal (GI) motor activity in conscious dogs with force transducers implanted chronically. During the digestive state, GR38032F, BRL 43694 and ICS 205-930 did not affect GI motor activity at...
Li Yu et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 846(1-2), 20-23 (2006-09-12)
A simple and sensitive high performance liquid chromatography method with UV detection was described for the determination of tropisetron in human plasma. The prepared sample solution was injected onto BDS-C(8) reversed column using a mixture of ammonium acetate (100 mM...
Orie Tomoyose et al.
Journal of pharmacological sciences, 126(2), 136-145 (2014-09-26)
Fluvoxamine, a selective serotonin (5-HT) reuptake inhibitor, has been shown to exert analgesic effects in humans and laboratory animals. However, its effects on spinal nociceptive synaptic transmission have not been fully characterized. Here, whole-cell recordings were made from dorsal horn...

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