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Methocal Brand names, Methocal Analogs

Methocal Brand Names Mixture

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Methocal Synthesis Reference

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Methocal Molecular Weight

226.274 g/mol

Methocal Melting Point

50.5 oC

Methocal H2O Solubility

Sparingly soluble

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Methocal Dosage Forms

Capsules for oral administration (250 mg)

Methocal Indication

Used as a diagnostic drug for testing hypothalamic-pituitary ACTH function.

Methocal Pharmacology

Metopirone is an inhibitor of endogenous adrenal corticosteroid synthesis.

Methocal Absorption

Absorbed rapidly and well when administered orally. Peak plasma concentrations are usually reached 1 hour after administration.

Methocal side effects and Toxicity

Oral LD50 in rats is 521 mg/kg. One case has been recorded in which a 6-year-old girl died after two doses of Metopirone, 2 g. Symptoms of overdose include cardiac arrhythmias, hypotension, dehydration, anxiety, confusion, weakness, impairment of consciousness, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, and diarrhea.

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Methocal Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals