Alosetron

Active ingredient description

Alosetron is a potent and selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. 5-HT3 receptors are ligand-gated cation channels that are extensively distributed on enteric neurons in the human gastrointestinal tract, as well as other peripheral and central locations.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Alosetron
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A03 Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders → A03A DRUGS FOR FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDERS → A03AE Drugs acting on serotonin receptors
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Medicines

Alosetron is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

United States

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured Product Labeling (SPL/PLR)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

13Z9HTH115 - ALOSETRON

CAS registry number

122852-42-0 - alosetron

SNOMED-CT

116509006 - Alosetron (substance)