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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 118343-19-4
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PubChem 121850
Chemical data
Formula C 13H17N3  
Mol. mass 215.293 g/mol
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BRL-44408 is a drug used in scientific research which acts as a selective antagonist for the α2A adrenoreceptor.[1] It has been suggested as having potential therapeutic application in the treatment of extrapyramidal side effects produced by some antipsychotic medications.[2]


  1. ^ Alberts P (January 1993). "Subtype classification of presynaptic alpha 2-adrenoceptors". General Pharmacology 24 (1): 1–8. PMID 8387042.  
  2. ^ Imaki J, Mae Y, Shimizu S, Ohno Y (April 2009). "Therapeutic potential of alpha2 adrenoceptor antagonism for antipsychotic-induced extrapyramidal motor disorders". Neuroscience Letters 454 (2): 143–7. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2009.03.001. PMID 19429072.  


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