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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Glaucoma treatment

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

Treatment of cardiovascular disoders

Chemical Names

(±)-1-(4-Hydroxy-2,3,5-trimetylphenoxy)-3-(isopropylamino)-2-propanol 4-acetate (USAN)

1-(4-hydroxy-2,3,5-trimetylphenoxy)-3-(isopropylamino)-2-propanol 4-acetate (WHO)

Phenol, 4-[2-hydroxy-3-[(1-metyletyl)amino]propoxy]-2,3,6-trimetyl-, (±)-, 1-acetate (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Metipranololum (Latin)
  • Metipranolol (German)
  • Métipranolol (French)
  • Metipranolol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Metipranolol (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Métipranolol (OS: DCF)
  • Metipranololo (OS: DCIT)
  • BM 01.004 (IS)
  • Methypranol (IS)
  • VUAB 6453 (IS: Spofa)
  • VUFB 6453 (IS)
  • Metipranolol (PH: BP 2015)

Brand Names

  • Bétanol
    Europhta, Monaco
  • Minims Metipranolol
    Chauvin, Malta
  • Trimepranol
    Glenmark, Czech Republic; Medicamenta, Slovakia; Biotika, Slovakia
  • Beta (Metipranolol and Benzalkonium)
    Kite, Greece
  • Betamann
    Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Poland
  • Normoglaucon (Metipranolol and Pilocarpine)
    Dr. Gerhard Mann, China; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Poland
  • Normoglaucon mite (Metipranolol and Pilocarpine)
    Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany
  • Optipranolol
    Bausch & Lomb, United States

International Drug Name Search


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

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