|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||215.293 g/mol|
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|(what is this?)|
BRL-44408 is a drug used in scientific research which acts as a selective antagonist for the α2A adrenoreceptor. It has been suggested as having potential therapeutic application in the treatment of extrapyramidal side effects produced by some antipsychotic medications.
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