Catalog Number: 2429
Alternate Names: MDL 16455, Terfenidine
Chemical Name: α,α-Dimethyl-4-[1-hydroxy-4-[4-(hydroxydiphenylmethyl)-1-piperidinyl]butyl]-benzeneacetic acid hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Selective histamine H1 receptor antagonist (pKi = 8.1). Active metabolite of terfenadine that displays non-sedating antiallergic effects.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Fexofenadine.
    Markham and Wagstaff
    Drugs, 1998;55:269
  2. Effects of fexofenadine hydrochloride in a guinea pig model of antigen-induced rhinitis.
    Sakairi et al.
    Pharmacology, 2005;75:76
  3. Changes in pH differently affect the binding properties of histamine H1 receptor antagonists.
    Gillard and Chatelaine
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 2006;530:205

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Fexofenadine hydrochloride include:

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  1. A modified grapefruit juice eliminates two compound classes as major mediators of the grapefruit juice-fexofenadine interaction: an in vitro-in vivo " connect".
    Authors: Won Et al.
    Mucosal Immunol 2013;53:982

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