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A7861 Sigma

Asenapine maleate

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: (3aRS,12bRS)-5-Chloro-2-methyl-2,3,3a,12btetrahydro-1Hdibenzo[2,3:6,7]oxepino[4,5-c]pyrrole (2Z)-2-butenedioate, Org 5222, trans-5-Chloro-2,3,3a,12b-tetrahydro-2-methyl-1H-dibenz(2,3:6,7)oxepino(4,5-c)pyrrole maleate

  • CAS Number 85650-56-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C17H16ClNO ·C4H4O4

  • Molecular Weight 401.84

  •  EC Number 288-064-8

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329770943

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Asenapine maleate is a 5-HT receptor antagonist (5-HT1A,1B, 5-HT2A, 2B, 2C, 5-HT5A, 5-HT6 and 5-HT7), a D2 antagonist, and an antipsychotic.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Application

Asenapine maleate is a serotonin 5-HT and dopamine D2 receptor antagonist. Asenapine maleate can be used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar mania.

Features and Benefits

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

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