1,3,7,8-SUBSTITUTED XANTHINE DERIVATIVES AS POTENTIAL ANTIASTHMATIC AGENTS WHICH ACT ON ADENOSINE RECEPTORJournal: Indian Drugs (Vol.56, No. 07)
Publication Date: 2019-07-27
Authors : Shringi M.; Baregama C.;
Page : 84-87
Keywords : *For Correspondence: E-mail: Chetnabaregama@gmail.com;
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in modern society. There is a high prevalence of usage of complementary medicine for asthma. Xanthine derivatives which act on adenosine receptor have been cited as a most popular complementary treatment. This studys was undertaken to determine if there is any evidence for the clinical efficacy of xanthine derivatives for the treatment of asthma symptoms. This review highlights the more recent developments in the design and optimization of xanthine derivatives which act on A2A and A2B adenosine receptor. 1,3,8 and 1,3,7,8-substituted xanthine derivatives were found to be effetive. 1,3,7,8 Substituted xanthine derivative possess good affinity on A2A and A2B AR and are not selective for one particular receptor. This is benefitical for decreasing the side effects related to CVS.
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