Description

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Clinical

Overview

M40403 is a low molecular weight, synthetic manganese containing superoxide dismutase mimetic (SODm) that selectively removes superoxide anion.

Pharmacology

Indication

Intended for the treatment of pain and possibly various forms of cancer.

Pharmacodynamic

M40403 treatment exerts a protective effect against ischaemia-reperfusion-induced myocardial injury, supporting a key role for superoxide anion in reperfusion injuries.

Mechanism of action

M40403 is the lead candidate in a unique class of compounds known as
superoxide dismutase (SOD) mimetics. These stable, low molecular weight
compounds mimic the effect of superoxide dismutase, a naturally occurring
enzyme designed to destroy superoxide free radicals present in various
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Absorption

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Protein binding

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Volume of distribution

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Clearance

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Half life

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Route of elimination

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Toxicity

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Adverse Effects

Contraindications

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Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)
9 References
  1. 1 . Salvemini D, Mazzon E, Dugo L, Riley DP, Serraino I, Caputi AP, Cuzzocrea S: Pharmacological manipulation of the inflammatory cascade by the superoxide dismutase mimetic, M40403. Br J Pharmacol. 2001 Feb;132(4):815-27.PubMed: 11181422
  2. 2 . Cuzzocrea S, Mazzon E, Dugo L, Caputi AP, Riley DP, Salvemini D: Protective effects of M40403, a superoxide dismutase mimetic, in a rodent model of colitis. Eur J Pharmacol. 2001 Nov 30;432(1):79-89.PubMed: 11734191
  3. 3 . Masini E, Cuzzocrea S, Mazzon E, Marzocca C, Mannaioni PF, Salvemini D: Protective effects of M40403, a selective superoxide dismutase mimetic, in myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion injury in vivo. Br J Pharmacol. 2002 Jul;136(6):905-17.PubMed: 12110615
  4. 4 . Wang C, McInnis J, West JB, Bao J, Anastasio N, Guidry JA, Ye Y, Salvemini D, Johnson KM: Blockade of phencyclidine-induced cortical apoptosis and deficits in prepulse inhibition by M40403, a superoxide dismutase mimetic. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2003 Jan;304(1):266-71.PubMed: 12490600
  5. 5 . McFadden SL, Ding D, Salvemini D, Salvi RJ: M40403, a superoxide dismutase mimetic, protects cochlear hair cells from gentamicin, but not cisplatin toxicity. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2003 Jan 1;186(1):46-54.PubMed: 12583992
  6. 6 . Samlowski WE, Petersen R, Cuzzocrea S, Macarthur H, Burton D, McGregor JR, Salvemini D: A nonpeptidyl mimic of superoxide dismutase, M40403, inhibits dose-limiting hypotension associated with interleukin-2 and increases its antitumor effects. Nat Med. 2003 Jun;9(6):750-5. Epub 2003 May 5.PubMed: 12730689
  7. 7 . Marzocca C, Vannacci A, Cuzzocrea S, Salvemini D, Mannaioni PF, Masini E: Effects of the SOD mimetic, M40403, on prostaglandin production in an in vivo model of ischemia and reperfusion in rat heart. Inflamm Res. 2003 Apr;52 Suppl 1:S23-4.PubMed: 12755394
  8. 8 . Jiang F, Guo Y, Salvemini D, Dusting GJ: Superoxide dismutase mimetic M40403 improves endothelial function in apolipoprotein(E)-deficient mice. Br J Pharmacol. 2003 Jul;139(6):1127-34.PubMed: 12871831
  9. 9 . Di Filippo C, Cuzzocrea S, Marfella R, Fabbroni V, Scollo G, Berrino L, Giugliano D, Rossi F, D'Amico M: M40403 prevents myocardial injury induced by acute hyperglycaemia in perfused rat heart. Eur J Pharmacol. 2004 Aug 16;497(1):65-74.PubMed: 15321736