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PEPA (drug)

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Subject: LY-404,187, IDRA-21, Farampator, S-18986, LY-503,430
Collection: Acetamides, Ampa Receptor Agonists, Ampakines, Organofluorides, Phenol Ethers, Sulfonamides, Thioethers
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PEPA (drug)

Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Investigational New Medicine
CAS Registry Number  YesY
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  N
Synonyms PEPA
Chemical data
Formula C16H16F2N2O4S2
Molecular mass 402.436 g/mol

PEPA is an ampakine drug which acts as an allosteric potentiator of AMPA receptor desensitisation,[1][2] which is up to 100x more potent than aniracetam in vitro.[3] It produces memory-enhancing effects in rats when administered intravenously.[4]


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