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In the US, Acebutolol (acebutolol systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: cardioselective beta blockers, group II antiarrhythmics and is used to treat High Blood Pressure, Migraine Prevention, Premature Ventricular Depolarizations, Ventricular Arrhythmia and Ventricular Tachycardia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiarrhythmic agent, class II

Antihypertensive agent

β-adrenoceptor antagonist (beta blocker), cardioselective

Treatment of coronary heart disease

Chemical Names

3'-Acetyl-4'-[2-hydroxy-3-(isopropylamino)propoxy]butyranilide (WHO)

Butanamide, N-[3-acetyl-4-[2-hydroxy-3-[(1-metyletyl)amino]propoxy]phenyl]-, (±)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Acebutololum (Latin)
  • Acebutolol (German)
  • Acébutolol (French)
  • Acebutolol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acebutolol (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Acébutolol (OS: DCF)
  • RP 21823 (IS)
  • Acebutolol Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • IL 17803 A (IS)
  • M & B 17803 A (IS: MayBaker)
  • Acébutolol (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acebutolol Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Acebutolol hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acebutololhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Acebutololi hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


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
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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