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Other names(8S,10S,13S,14S,16R,17S)-17-[2-[4-(2,6-dipyrrolidin-1-ylpyrimidin-4-yl)piperazin-1-yl]acetyl]-10,13,16-trimethyl-6,7,8,12,14,15,16,17-octahydrocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-3-one
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  • (16α)-21-[4-(2,6-dipyrrolidin-1-ylpyrimidin-4-yl)piperazin-1-yl]-16-methylpregna-1,4,9(11)-triene-3,20-dione
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Formula C38H52N6O2
Molar mass 624.874 g·mol−1
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  • O=C(CN4CCN(c2nc(nc(N1CCCC1)c2)N3CCCC3)CC4)[C@H]6[C@H](C)C[C@H]5[C@H]8C(=C/C[C@@]56C)\[C@]/7(/C=C\C(=O)\C=C\7CC8)C
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Tirilazad is a drug that has been proposed to treat acute ischaemic stroke. When tested on animal models, tirilazad protects brain tissue, and reduces brain damage. However, the drug fails to treat, and even worsens a stroke when studied on a human being. [1]

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  1. Bath PM, Iddenden R, Bath FJ, Orgogozo JM, et al. (Tirilazad International Steering Committee) (2001). "Tirilazad for acute ischaemic stroke". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (4): CD002087. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD002087. PMID   11687138.