nimodipine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2523

Synonyms: BAY-E-9736 | Nimotop®
Approved drug
nimodipine is an approved drug (FDA (1988))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Nimodipine is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker.
Click here for help
IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project (PEP) logo

View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: nimodipine

2D Structure
Click here for help
Click here for structure editor
Physico-chemical Properties
Click here for help
Hydrogen bond acceptors 6
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 10
Topological polar surface area 117
Molecular weight 418.17
XLogP 4
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
Click here for help
Canonical SMILES COCCOC(=O)C1=C(C)NC(=C(C1c1cccc(c1)[N+](=O)[O-])C(=O)OC(C)C)C
Isomeric SMILES COCCOC(=O)C1=C(C)NC(=C(C1c1cccc(c1)[N+](=O)[O-])C(=O)OC(C)C)C
InChI InChI=1S/C21H26N2O7/c1-12(2)30-21(25)18-14(4)22-13(3)17(20(24)29-10-9-28-5)19(18)15-7-6-8-16(11-15)23(26)27/h6-8,11-12,19,22H,9-10H2,1-5H3
No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used as an adjunct to improve neurologic outcome following subarachnoid hemorrhage from ruptured intracranial berry aneurysms.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
The exact mechanism of action of nimodipine is unknown; however, for an overview of its actions please see the DrugBank entry linked to from this ligand page.
External links Click here for help