SKU: A085  / 
    CAS Number: 6398-98-7

    Amodiaquine hydrochloride


    Amodiaquine HCl is an antimalarial 4-aminoquinoline compound with a similar structure and mechanism of action to chloroquine.

    Mechanism of ActionThe mechanism of action for amodiaquine is not entirely clear; however, it is thought to inhibit digestion of hemoglobin in malarial parasites.
    SpectrumAmodiaquine has a similar spectrum of activity as chloroquine (Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae) however; it has shown to be more effective against chloroquine resistant Plasmodium falciparum.
    Molecular FormulaC20H22ClN3O •2HCl •2H2O
    ImpuritiesIndividual Impurity: ≤0.5%
    Total Impurities: ≤1.0%
    ReferencesSangkuhl, Katrin. "Amodiaquine Pathway, Pharmacokinetics." PharmGKB. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013.