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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
  • Non-regulated
1159097-48-9 (besylate)
PubChem CID 11634973
ChemSpider 9809717
KEGG D10117 7pxY
Chemical data
Formula C30H38N4O4
518.6 g/mol

Epelsiban (GSK-557,296-B)[1][2] is an oral drug which acts as a selective, sub-nanomolar (Ki=0.13 nM) oxytocin receptor antagonist with >31000-fold selectivity over the related vasopressin receptors and is being developed by GlaxoSmithKline for the treatment of premature ejaculation in men.[3][4]

See also


  1. ^ Borthwick AD, Liddle J, Davies DE, Exall AM, Hamlett C, Hickey DM, Mason AM, Smith IE, Nerozzi F, Peace S, Pollard D, Sollis SL, Allen MJ, Woollard PM, Pullen MA, Westfall TD, Stanislaus DJ (January 2012). "Pyridyl-2,5-diketopiperazines as potent, selective, and orally bioavailable oxytocin antagonists: synthesis, pharmacokinetics, and in vivo potency". Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 55 (2): 783–96. PMID 205501. doi:10.1021/jm201287w. 
  2. ^ Borthwick, A. D.; Liddle, J. (January 2013). "Retosiban and Epelsiban: Potent and Selective Orally available Oxytocin Antagonists". In Domling, A. Methods and Principles in Medicinal Chemistry: Protein-Protein Interactions in Drug Discovery. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. pp. 225–256. ISBN 978-3-527-33107-9. 
  3. ^ World Health Organization (2011). "International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances (INN): Proposed INN: List 105" (PDF). WHO Drug Information 25 (2): 179. 
  4. ^ USAN Council (2011). "Statement on a Nonproprietary Name Adopted by the USAN Council" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-28. 

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