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Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-methyl-5-{[4-(methylsulfanyl)phenyl]carbonyl}-2,3-dihydro-1 H-imidazol-2-one
CAS number 77671-31-9
ATC code C01CE03
PubChem 53708
Chemical data
Formula C 12H12N2O2S 
Mol. mass 248.302 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 50% (oral)
Protein binding 85%
Metabolism Hepatic oxidation
Half life 4 to 10 hours
Excretion Renal (60 to 70%)
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status POM (UK)
Routes Intravenous
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Enoximone (INN, trade name Perfan) is an imidazole phosphodiesterase inhibitor. It is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure. Selective for phosphodiesterase 3



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