Ligand id: 3464

Name: procaterol

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 4
Rotatable bonds 5
Topological polar surface area 85.35
Molecular weight 290.16
XLogP 2.8
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, there is no information regarding approval for use of this drug on the US FDA or European Medicines Agency websites, although the compound does have an INN. Other national approval agencies may have granted marketing authorisation. See's International Drug Names list for futher information.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Agonism of β2-adrenoceptors in the lung causes bronchial smooth muscle relaxation, bronchodilation and increased bronchial airflow.