Product nameFenspiride hydrochloride, bronchodilator with anti-inflammatory properties
DescriptionBronchodilator with anti-inflammatory properties
- 8-(2-Phenylethyl)-1-oxa-3,8-diazaspiro[4.5]decan-2-one hydrochloride
- Fenspiride HCl
Bronchodilator with anti-inflammatory properties. Inhibits phosphodiesterase 4 and phosphodiesterase 3 activities with log IC50 values of 4.16 and 3.44, respectively, in human isolated bronchi. Inhibits mucus secretion and reduces the release of tachykinins at a prejunctional level by its anti-muscarinic action. It also may be an antagonist at α adrenoceptor and H1 histamine receptors.
Chemical name8-(2-Phenylethyl)-1-oxa-3,8-diazaspiro[4.5]decan-2-one hydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 25 mM and in water to 100 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
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- Quartulli F et al. Fenspiride inhibits histamine-induced responses in a lung epithelial cell line. Eur J Pharmacol 348:297-304 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9652346) »
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- Cunha FQ et al. Blockade by fenspiride of endotoxin-induced neutrophil migration in the rat. Eur J Pharmacol 238:47-52 (1993). Read more (PubMed: 8104802) »