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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Antiarrhythmic agent

β-adrenoceptor antagonist (beta blocker), non-cardioselective

α₁-adrenoceptor antagonist (α₁-blocker)

Treatment of angina pectoris

Chemical Name

2-tiophenecarboxamide, (±)-5-[2-[[3-(tert-butylamino)-2-hydroxypropyl]tio]-4-tiazolyl]-2-tiophenecarboxamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Arotinololum (Latin)
  • Arotinolol (German)
  • Arotinolol (French)
  • Arotinolol (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Almarl
    Sumitomo, China
  • Arotinolol Hydrochloride
    Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Nihon Generic, Japan; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Takeda Teva Pharma, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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