DrugBank ID: db14066
DrugCentral: tetrandrine
Synonymous :(+)-tetrandrine | (s,s)-tetrandrine | d-tetrandrine | fanchinine | hanjisong | sinomenine a

Drug Sentece Context

Table 1. Analysis of context sentence of tetrandrine gene in 3 abstracts.

pmid sentence
32514689 Additionally, seven pharmacological agents (chloroquine, tetrandrine, umifenovir (arbidol), carrimycin, damageprevir, lopinavir/ritonavir) are in phase IV of clinical trials.
32930523 In this hypothesis paper, we argue that the bisbenzylisoquinoline and calcium channel blocker tetrandrine, originally extracted from the plant Stephania tetrandra and utilized in traditional Chinese medicine, may have potential in the treatment of COVID-19 and should be further investigated. […] We collate and review evidence for tetrandrine’s putative mechanism of action in viral infection, specifically its recently discovered antagonism of the two-pore channel 2 (TPC2). […] While tetrandrine’s particular history of use provides a very limited pharmacological dataset, there is a suggestion from the available evidence that it could be effective at doses used in clinical practice.
33067112 Additionally, it is worth noting that some compounds have already moved into clinical trials for their activity against COVID-19 including fingolimod, methylprednisolone, chloroquine, tetrandrine and tocilizumab.
33485973 In mainland China, a range of Chinese herbal medicines have been recognized as very promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 agents, including active ingredients (quercetagetin, osajin, tetrandrine, proscillaridin A, and dihydromyricetin), monomer preparations (xiyanping injection, matrine-sodium chloride injection, diammonium glycyrrhizinate enteric-coated capsules, and sodium aescinate injection), crude extracts (Scutellariae Radix extract and garlic essential oil), and formulas (Qingfei Paidu decoction, Lianhuaqingwen capsules, and Pudilan Xiaoyan oral liquid).