Tamsulosin

In the US, Tamsulosin (tamsulosin systemic) is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting and is used to treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Overactive Bladder and Urinary Tract Stones.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G04CA02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0106133-20-4

Chemical Formula

C20-H28-N2-O5-S

Molecular Weight

408

Therapeutic Categories

α₁-adrenoceptor antagonist (α₁-blocker)

Urological

Chemical Name

(-)-(R)-5-[2-[[2-(o-Ethoxyphenoxy)ethyl]amino]propyl]-2-methoxybenzenesulfonamide

Foreign Names

  • Tamsulosinum (Latin)
  • Tamsulosin (German)
  • Tamsulosine (French)
  • Tamsulosina (Spanish)

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Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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