Taniplon

Taniplon

Taniplon
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(5-methoxy-6,7,8,9-tetrahydroimidazo[1,2-a]quinazolin-2-yl)-5-methyl-1,2,4-oxadiazole
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code None
PubChem
ChemSpider  N
UNII  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H15N5O2 
Mol. mass 285.301 g/mol
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Taniplon is a nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic drug from the imidazoquinazoline family of drugs.

Taniplon binds strongly to benzodiazepine sites on the GABAA receptor and has similar anxiolytic effects in animals, but with less sedative or muscle relaxant action.[1]

References

  1. ^ Tully WR, Gardner CR, Gillespie RJ, Westwood R (July 1991). "2-(oxadiazolyl)- and 2-(thiazolyl)imidazo[1,2-a]pyrimidines as agonists and inverse agonists at benzodiazepine receptors". Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 34 (7): 2060–7.