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Phentolamine

In the US, Phentolamine (phentolamine systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous cardiovascular agents and is used to treat Dermal Necrosis - Treatment, Pheochromocytoma, Pheochromocytoma Diagnosis and Reversal of Anesthesia.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C04AB01,V03AB36

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-60-2

Chemical Formula

C17-H19-N3-O

Molecular Weight

281

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Vasodilator

α-adrenoceptor antagonist (alpha-blocker)

Treatment of erectile dysfunction

Chemical Name

Phenol, 3-[[(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)metyl](4-metylphenyl)amino]-

Foreign Names

  • Phentolaminum (Latin)
  • Phentolamin (German)
  • Phentolamine (French)
  • Fentolamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fentolamina (OS: DCIT)
  • Phentolamine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Phentolamine Mesilate (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • Phentolamine Mesylate (IS)
  • Phentolamine methanesulfonate (IS)
  • Vesomax (IS)
  • Phenolamine (mésilate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Phentolamine mesilate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Phentolamine Mesilate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Phentolamine Mesylate (PH: USP 38)
  • Phentolamini mesilas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Phentolamini mesylas (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • Phentolaminmesilat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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