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Isometheptene (usually as isometheptene mucate) is a sympathomimetic amine sometimes used in the treatment of migraines and tension headaches due to its vasoconstricting properties. Isometheptene's vasoconstricting properties arise through activation of the sympathetic nervous system via epinephrine and norepinephrine. These compounds elicit smooth muscle activation leading to vasoconstriction by interacting with cell surface adrenergic receptors.   NCATS

  • SMILES: CNC(C)CCC=C(C)C
  • InChIKey: XVQUOJBERHHONY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 141.2539
  • ALogP: 2.34
  • ChEMBL Molecules:
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6-methylamino-2-methylheptene | isometeptene | isomethepten | isometheptene | isometheptene, (+-)-isomer | isometheptene, maleate | isometheptene, maleate(+-)-isomer | isometheptene monohydrochoride | isometheptene, monomaleate | isometheptene, monomaleate(+-)-isomer | isometheptene, monotartrate | isometheptene mucate | isometheptene, mucate (2:1) | midrid | n,1,5-trimethyl-4-hexenylamine | n,6-dimethyl-5-hepten-2-amine | octinum

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