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Title: Alizapride  
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Subject: Dazopride, List of dopaminergic drugs, Clebopride, Bromopride, Antiemetics
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral, IM, IV
Pharmacokinetic data
Half-life 3 hours
Excretion Renal
CAS number  YesY
ATC code A03
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C16H21N5O2 
Mol. mass 315.37 g/mol

Alizapride (Litican, Plitican, Superan, Vergentan) is a dopamine antagonist with prokinetic and antiemetic effects used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting, including postoperative nausea and vomiting. It is structurally related to metoclopramide and other benzamides.[1]

See also

Anon., Drugs Future 1981, 6, 11.


  1. ^ Bleiberg H, Gerard B, Dalesio O, Crespeigne N, Rozencweig M (1988). "Activity of a new antiemetic agent: alizapride. A randomized double-blind crossover controlled trial". Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 22 (4): 316–20.  

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