Felypressine [INN-French] - General Information
Synthetic analog of lypressin with more vasoconstrictor than antidiuretic action. It is used as a hemostatic.
Pharmacology of Felypressine [INN-French]
Felypressine [INN-French] is a synthetic analog of lypressin or vasopressin with more vasoconstrictor activity than antidiuretic action. It is used primarily as a hemostatic. Felypressine [INN-French] is a non-catecholamine vasoconstrictor that is chemically related to vasopressin, the posterior pituitary hormone.
Additional information about Felypressine [INN-French]
Felypressine [INN-French] Indication: For use as an alternative to adrenaline as a localising agent, provided that local ischaemia is not essential.
Mechanism Of Action: Felypressine [INN-French] binds to the vasopressin receptor V1a. This causes contraction of the smooth muscle in the vascular bed, especially capillaries, small arterioles and venules.
Drug Interactions: Not Available
Food Interactions: Not Available
Generic Name: Felypressin
Drug Category: Renal Agents; Vasoconstrictor Agents
Drug Type: Biotech; Approved
Absorption: Not Available
Toxicity (Overdose): Not Available
Protein Binding: Not Available
Biotransformation: Not Available
Half Life: Not Available
Dosage Forms of Felypressine [INN-French]: Not Available
Chemical IUPAC Name: N-[6-amino-1-[(2-amino-2-oxoethyl)amino]-1-oxohexan-2-yl]-1-[19-amino-7-(2-amino-2-oxoethyl)-10-(3-amino-3-oxopropyl)-6,9,12,15,18-pentaoxo-13,16-bis(phenylmethyl)1,2-dithia-5,8,11,14,17-pentazacycloicosane-4-carbonyl]pyrrolidine-2-carboxamide
Chemical Formula: C46H65N13O11S2
Felypressin on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felypressin
Organisms Affected: Humans and other mammals