PEPA (drug)

PEPA (drug)

PEPA
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-[2,6-difluoro-4-({2-[(phenylsulfonyl)amino]ethyl}thio)phenoxy]acetamide
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Investigational New Medicine
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  YesY
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  N
Synonyms PEPA
Chemical data
Formula C16H16F2N2O4S2
Molecular mass 402.436 g/mol
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PEPA is an ampakine drug which acts as an allosteric potentiator of AMPA receptor desensitisation,[1][2] which is up to 100x more potent than aniracetam in vitro.[3] It produces memory-enhancing effects in rats when administered intravenously.[4]

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