Description

Simple

Clinical

Overview

R450 is an alpha 1 antagonist that acts to tighten the muscle tone in the bladder. It is being considered for treatment of stress-related urinary incontinence. Phase IIa data for the drug show it reduced the number of incontinent episodes compared to placebo with minimal cardiovascular effects.

Pharmacology

Indication

Investigated for use/treatment in urinary incontinence.

Pharmacodynamic

R450 is an alpha 1 adrenoreceptor antagonist that acts to tighten the muscle tone in the bladder.

Mechanism of action

R450 is a selective alpha 1 adrenoreceptor antagonist. Research on the management of urinary incontinence suggests that it is most likely an antagonist at alpha-1B and alpha-1D, while it acts as an agonist on alpha-1a.

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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Food Interactions

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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)