Arbidol is an antiviral treatment used in Russia and Chinafor influenza infection. Since 2005 it has been the number one best-selling over-the-counter drug in Russia. Umifenovir inhibits membrane fusion. Umifenovir prevents contact between the virus and target host cells. Fusion between the viral capsid and the cell membrane of the target cell is inhibited. This prevents viral entry to the target cell, and therefore protects it from infection.
CAS Number: 131707-23-8
Molecular Weight: 513.88
Chemical Name: ethyl6-bromo-4-((dimethylamino)methyl)-5-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-((phenylthio)methyl)-1H-indole-3-carboxylate hydrochloride
Appearance: Solid Power.
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined.
HS Tariff Code: 382200
How to use
Umifenovir hydrochloride exhibits a wide range and potent antiviral activity against a number of viruses including influenza A, B and C viruses, respiratory syncytial virus, adenovirus, parainfluenza type 5 and rhinovirus type 14, avian coronavirus, infectious bronchitis virus and Marek disease virus, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus.
Umifenovir (45-180 mg/kg; p.o.; daily for 5 days) suppresses the transcription of influenza viruses (IFV) -associated inflammatory cytokines.
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- Kiselev OI, Maleev VV, Deeva ÉG, Leneva IA, Sel'kova EP, Osipova EA, Obukhov AA, Nadorov SA, Kulikova EV. [Clinical efficacy of arbidol (umifenovir) in the therapy of influenza in adults: preliminary results of the multicenter double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study ARBITR]. Ter Arkh. 2015;87(1):88-96. Russian. PubMed PMID: 25823275.
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