Pirisudanol

Pirisudanol

Pirisudanol
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(dimethylamino)ethyl[5-hydroxy-4-(hydroxymethyl)-6-methyl-3-pyridinyl]methylbutanedioate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code N06
PubChem
ChemSpider
UNII  YesY
KEGG  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C16H24N2O6 
Mol. mass 340.372 g/mol
 YesY   

Pirisudanol (Mentis, Menthen, Mentium, Nadex, Nadexen, Nadexon, Pridana, Stivane), also known as pyrisuccideanol, is the succinic acid ester of pyridoxine (a form of vitamin B6) and of deanol (DMAE).[1] It has been used in Europe in the treatment of mild cognitive impairment as well as fatigue and depression.[1][2][3][4][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b [+http://www.dr-bob.org/cgi-bin/pb/mget.pl?post=/babble/20010708/msgs/69493.html#69493 "Psycho-Babble Medication Thread 69493"]. 
  2. ^ David J. Triggle (1996). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.  
  3. ^ Bathien N, Willer JC, Hugelin A (1976). "[Effect of psychotropic drugs on physiological variations and psychometric scores during attention]". L'Encéphale (in French) 2 (1): 55–60.  
  4. ^ Murphy JE (1981). "An evaluation of pyrisuccideanol maleate (Nadex) in the treatment of mild to moderate depression in patients aged 55 years and over, presenting in general practice". The Journal of International Medical Research 9 (5): 330–7.  
  5. ^ Zmorski T (September 1983). "[Experience with Nadex in an ambulatory psychiatric practice]". Therapeutische Umschau. Revue Thérapeutique (in German) 40 (9): 817–20.