What is Naftifine?
Naftifine is a tertiary amine in which the nitrogen is substituted by methyl, alpha-naphthylmethyl, and (1E)-cinnamyl groups. It is used (usually as its hydrochloride salt) for the treatment of fungal skin infections. It has a role as an EC 126.96.36.199 (squalene monooxygenase) inhibitor and a sterol biosynthesis inhibitor. It is a member of naphthalenes, a tertiary amine and an allylamine antifungal drug. (Source: ChEBI)
|Product Name: ||Naftifine |
|Synonyms: ||Naftifinum; Naftifin; Naftifina; Naftifine HCL |
|CAS: ||65472-88-0 |
|MF: ||C21H21N |
|MW: ||287.4 |
|Product Categories: ||Antifungal Drugs; Synthetic Anti-infective Drugs; APIs; Pharmaceuticals |
|Melting point ||177 °C |
|Boiling point ||bp0.015 torr 162-167° |
|density ||1.082±0.06 g/cm3(Predicted) |
|pka ||7.99±0.50(Predicted) |
|Merck ||6355 |
Naftifine Uses And Synthesis
|Therapeutic Function ||Antifungal |
|Pharmaceutical Applications ||A topical antifungal used as a 1% cream for the treatment of dermatophytoses, including tinea pedis, tinea corporis and tinea cruris. |
|Clinical Use ||Naftifine was the first allyl amine to be discovered and marketed. It is subject to extensive first-pass metabolism to be orally active and, consequently, is only available in topical preparations. The widest use of naftifine is against various tinea infections of the skin. |
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