NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

A diphenylpropylamine and opioid receptor agonist, with analgesic activity. Upon administration, piritramide binds to and activates mu-opioid receptors in the central nervous system (CNS), thereby mimicking the effects of endogenous opioids and producing analgesic relief. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Foreign brand name:Dipidolor
Code name:R 3365
Chemical structure:
  • (1,4'-bipiperidine)-4'-carboxamide, 1'-(3-cyano-3,3-diphenylpropyl)-
  • 1'-(3-cyano-3,3-diphenylpropyl)-(1,4'-bipiperidine)-4'-carboxamide