Veterinary-Dirlotapide, drug used to treat obesity in dogs

New Drug Approvals

1-Methyl-N-[(1S)-2-(methyl-(phenylmethyl)amino)-2-oxo-1-phenylethyl]-5-[​[oxo-[2-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]phenyl]methyl]amino]-2-indolecarboxamide

Chemical Formula

C40-H33-F3-N4-O3

Molecular Weight

674

Therapeutic Category, dog

Antiobesity agent

Chemical Names

N-{(1S)-2-[Benzyl(methyl)amino]-2-oxo-1-phenylethyl}-1-methyl-5-[4′-(trifluoromethyl)biphenyl-2-carboxamido]-1H-indol-2-carboxamide (WHO)

1H-Indole-2-carboxamide, 1-methyl-N-[(1S)-2-[methyl(phenylmethyl)amino]-2-oxo-1-phenylethyl]-5-[[[4′-(trifluoromethyl)[1,1′-biphenyl]-2-yl]carbonyl]amino]- (USAN)

1-Methyl-5-[(4′-trifluormethylbiphenyl-2-carbonyl)amino]-1H-indol-2-carbonsäure-[(S)-(benzylmethylcarbamoyl)phenylmethyl]amid (IUPAC)

5-[4′-(Trifluoromethylbiphenyl-2-carbonyl)amino]-1H-indole-2-carboxylic acid benzylmethyl carbamoylamide

Identifiers
CAS number 481658-94-0 
ATCvet code QA08AB91

Dirlotapide is a drug used to treat obesity in dogs. It is manufactured by Pfizer and marketed as Slentrol.

It works as a selective microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTTP) inhibitor. This blocks the assembly and release of lipoproteins into the bloodstream, thereby reducing fat absorption. It also elicits a satiety signal from lipid-filled cells lining the intestine.

It is supplied as an oral solution. It is not intended for use in humans, cats, or parrots.

On January 5 2007, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Slentrol, the first time the FDA has approved a drug for obese dogs.[1]

Dirlotapide is used to manage obesity in dogs and helps…

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