Chemical Component Summary

Nameethyl 8-fluoro-5-methyl-6-oxo-5,6-dihydro-4H-imidazo[1,5-a][1,4]benzodiazepine-3-carboxylate
Identifiersethyl 8-fluoranyl-5-methyl-6-oxidanylidene-4~{H}-imidazo[1,5-a][1,4]benzodiazepine-3-carboxylate
FormulaC15 H14 F N3 O3
Molecular Weight303.29
Isomeric SMILESCCOC(=O)c1ncn2c1CN(C)C(=O)c3cc(F)ccc23

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count36
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count38
Aromatic Bond Count10

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01205 
DescriptionFumazenil is an imidazobenzodiazepine derivative and a potent benzodiazepine receptor antagonist that competitively inhibits the activity at the benzodiazepine recognition site on the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor complex, thereby reversing the effects of benzodiazepine on the central nervous system.
  • Flumazepil
  • Flumazenilum
  • Flumazenilo
  • Flumazenil
Brand Names
  • Flumazenil Injection Sdz
  • Flumazenil Injection
  • Flumazenil Injection, USP
  • Jamp-flumazenil
  • Romazicon
IndicationFor the complete or partial reversal of the sedative effects of benzodiazepines in cases where general anesthesia has been induced and/or maintained with benzodiazepines, and where sedation has been produced with benzodiazepines for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Also for the management of benzodiazepine overdose as an adjunct for appropriate supportive and symptomatic measures.
  • Antidotes
  • Benzazepines
  • Benzodiazepine Antagonist
  • Benzodiazepinones
  • Compounds used in a research, industrial, or household setting
CAS number78755-81-4

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha-1MRKSPGLSDCLWAWILLLSTLTGRSYGQPSLQDELKDNTTVFTRILDRLL...unknownantagonist
Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit gamma-2MSSPNIWSTGSSVYSTPVFSQKMTVWILLLLSLYPGFTSQKSDDDYEDYA...unknownantagonist
Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha-5MDNGMFSGFIMIKNLLLFCISMNLSSHFGFSQMPTSSVKDETNDNITIFT...unknownantagonist
GABA-A receptor (anion channel)MRKSPGLSDCLWAWILLLSTLTGRSYGQPSLQDELKDNTTVFTRILDRLL...unknownpositive allosteric modulator
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682