Ibutilide hemifumarate

Cat. No. 3908

Ibutilide hemifumarate C20H36N2O3S.0.5C4H4O4 [122647-32-9]

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Chemical Name: (±)-N-[4-[4-(Ethylheptylamino)-1-hydroxybutyl]phenyl]methanesulfonamide hemifumarate

Biological Activity

Class III antiarrhythmic. Blocks the rapid component of delayed rectifier K+ current (IKr); also blocks hERG channels and L-type Ca2+ channels. Shown to activate a slow inward Na+ current in guinea pig ventricular cells. Used to terminate atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter; can prolong QT.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in water
>98 %
Store at RT

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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Perry et al (2004) Structural determinants of HERG channel block by clofilium and ibutilide. Mol.Pharmacol. 66 240. PMID: 15266014.

Lee and Lee (1998) Ionic mechanism of ibutilide in human atrium: evidence for a drug-induced Na+ current through nifedipine inhibited inward channel. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 286 9. PMID: 9655836.

Murray (1998) Ibutilide. Circulation 97 493. PMID: 9490245.

Merck Index 12 4927.

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