Glimepiride
Title: Glimepiride
CAS Registry Number: 93479-97-1
CAS Name: 3-Ethyl-2,5-dihydro-4-methyl-N-[2-[4-[[[[(trans-4-methylcyclohexyl)amino]carbonyl]amino]sulfonyl]phenyl]ethyl]-2-oxo-1H-pyrrole-1-carboxamide
Additional Names: N-[4-[2-(3-ethyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-3-pyrroline-1-carboxamido)-ethyl]-benzenesulfonyl]-N¢-4-methylcyclohexylurea; 1-[4-[2-(3-ethyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-3-pyrroline-1-carboxamido)ethyl]phenylsulfonyl]-3-(4-methylcyclohexyl)urea
Manufacturers' Codes: HOE-490
Trademarks: Amaryl (Aventis)
Molecular Formula: C24H34N4O5S
Molecular Weight: 490.62
Percent Composition: C 58.75%, H 6.99%, N 11.42%, O 16.31%, S 6.54%
Literature References: Sulfonylurea. Prepn: R. Weyer et al., DE 2951135; eidem, US 4379785 (1981, 1983 both to Hoechst). Synthesis: R. Weyer, V. Hitzel, Arzneim.-Forsch. 38, 1079 (1988). Pharmacology: K. Geisen, ibid., 1120. Effects on insulin and glucagon secretion: V. Leclercq-Meyer et al., Biochem. Pharmacol. 42, 1634 (1991). HPLC determn in biological fluids: K. H. Lehr, P. Damm, J. Chromatogr. 526, 497 (1990). Clinical pharmacokinetics: K. Ratheiser et al., Arzneim.-Forsch. 43, 856 (1993). Toxicity study: U. Schollmeier et al., ibid. 1038. Series of articles on pharmacology and clinical efficacy: Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 28 Suppl., S115-S149 (1995).
Properties: mp 207°.
Melting point: mp 207°
Therap-Cat: Antidiabetic.
Keywords: Antidiabetic; Sulfonylurea Derivatives.

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