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B9688 Sigma-Aldrich

Pizotifen

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: Pizotifen, Pizotyline; 4-(9,10-Dihydro-4H-benzo[4,5]cyclohepta[1,2-b]thien-4-ylidene)-1-methylpiperidine

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Description

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Pizotifen is a serotonin antagonist acting mainly at the 5-HT1, 5-HT2A and 5HT2C receptors with some antihistamine activity. It is used for the prevention of vascular headache including migraine and cluster headache.

Features and Benefits

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TM7165000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Making Headway

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Serotonin Receptors

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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