Sumatriptan succinate

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Cat.No. 3586 - Sumatriptan succinate | C14H21N3O2S.C4H6O4 | CAS No. 103628-48-4
Description: 5-HT1A/1B/1D receptor agonist
Alternative Names: GR 43175
Chemical Name: 3-[2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl]-N-methyl-1H-indole-5-methanesulfonamide succinate
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)

Biological Activity

5-HT1 receptor agonist (Ki values are 17, 27 and 100 nM at 5-HT1D, 5-HT1B and 5-HT1A receptors respectively). Antimigraine agent.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 413.49
Formula C14H21N3O2S.C4H6O4
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 103628-48-4
PubChem ID 59772
Smiles O=S(CC1=CC=C(NC=C2CCN(C)C)C2=C1)(NC)=O.O=C(CCC(O)=O)O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 31.01 75
water 41.35 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 413.49. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.42 mL 12.09 mL 24.18 mL
5 mM 0.48 mL 2.42 mL 4.84 mL
10 mM 0.24 mL 1.21 mL 2.42 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.24 mL 0.48 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Peroutka and McCarthy (1989) Sumatriptan (GR 43175) interacts selectivity with 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D binding sites. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 163 133 PMID: 2545459

Peroutka (1990) Sumatriptan in acute migraine: pharmacology and review of world experience. Headache 30 554 PMID: 2177047

Ottani et al (2004) Effect of sumatriptan in different models of pain in rats. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 497 181 PMID: 15306203

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