Atenolol

In the US, Atenolol (atenolol systemic) is a member of the drug class cardioselective beta blockers and is used to treat Alcohol Withdrawal, Angina, Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis, Anxiety, Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage Prophylaxis, Heart Attack, High Blood Pressure, Migraine Prevention, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Supraventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Tachycardia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C07AB03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0029122-68-7

Chemical Formula

C14-H22-N2-O3

Molecular Weight

266

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Treatment of coronary heart disease

Antiarrhythmic agent, class II

β-adrenoceptor antagonist (beta blocker), cardioselective

Chemical Name

2-[p-[2-hydroxy-3-[(isopropylamino)propoxy]phenyl]acetamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Atenololum (Latin)
  • Atenolol (German)
  • Aténolol (French)
  • Atenolol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Atenolol (OS: BAN, DCIT, USAN, JAN)
  • Aténolol (OS: DCF)
  • ICI 66082 (IS: Zeneca)
  • Atenolol (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Aténolol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Atenololum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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