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Hydroxychloroquine
Hydroxychloroquine-racemate
Hydroxychloroquine as a racemic mixture
Synonyms Oxichlorochin
Brand names Plaquenil
IUPAC name

IUPAC name
2-[4-[(7-chloroquinolin-4-yl)amino]pentyl-ethylamino]ethanol
ChemSpider

3526

DrugBank

DB01611

PubChem

3652

PDB fields

N/A

Formula

C18H26ClN3O

InChI
InChI
1S/C18H26ClN3O/c1-3-22(11-12-23)10-4-5-14(2)21-17-8-9-20-18-13-15(19)6-7-16(17)18/h6-9,13-14,23H,3-5,10-12H2,1-2H3,(H,20,21)
InChIKey
InChIKey
XXSMGPRMXLTPCZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES
SMILES
CCN(CCCC(C)Nc1ccnc2c1ccc(c2)Cl)CCO
(Jmol 3D structure)
Mol. mass

335.871 g/mol

Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug that is also used in the management of various inflammatory conditions, including cutaneous (i.e., of the skin) sarcoidosis,[1] systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.[2]



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Reference listEdit

  1. Doherty, CB; Rosen, T (2008). "Evidence-based therapy for cutaneous sarcoidosis.". Drugs 68 (10): 1361–83. PMID 18578557. doi:10.2165/00003495-200868100-00003. 
  2. Olsen, NJ; Schleich, MA; Karp, DR (October 2013). "Multifaceted effects of hydroxychloroquine in human disease.". Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 43 (2): 264–72. PMID 23481418. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2013.01.001. 

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