Molecular Formula: C10H16N6S
Synonyms: 1-cyano-2-methyl-3-[2-[(5-methyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl)methylsulfanyl]ethyl]guanidine; N-Cyano-N'-methyl-N''-(2-(((5-methyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl)methyl)thio)ethyl)guanidine; Tagamet; Eureceptor; Tametin; Dyspamet; Acinil
Appearance: White crystals with a slight sulfur-mercaptan odor.
Molecular Weight: 252.34
Boiling Point: 488°Cat760mmHg
Melting Point: 139-144°C
Flash Point: 248.9°C
Storage Temperature: 2-8°C
Solubility: 0.5 g/100 mL at 20 oC
Biological Activity: Widely used H 2 histamine antagonist which has more recently been described as an inverse agonist. Also a potent I 1 imidazoline binding site ligand.
Stability: No data.
Usage: Competitive histamine H2-receptor antagonist which inhibits gastric acid secretion and reduces pepsin output