Corbadrine

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Corbadrine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-[(1R,2S)-2-amino-1-hydroxypropyl]benzene-1,2-diol
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Identifiers
CAS number 829-74-3 N
ATC code None
PubChem CID 164739
IUPHAR ligand 508
DrugBank DB06707
ChemSpider 144416 YesY
UNII V008L6478D YesY
KEGG D02388 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL677 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C9H13NO3 
Molecular mass 183.204g/mol
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Corbadrine (INN; marketed as Neo-Cobefrine), also known as levonordefrin (USAN) and α-methylnorepinephrine, is a catecholamine sympathomimetic used as a topical nasal decongestant and vasoconstrictor in dentistry in the United States.[1][2]

Corbadrine is also an active metabolite of the antihypertensive drug methyldopa, and plays a role in its pharmacology and effects.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. Ian Morton; I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (31 October 1999). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 164–. ISBN 978-0-7514-0499-9. 
  2. ^ Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory. Taylor & Francis. January 2000. pp. 275–. ISBN 978-3-88763-075-1. 

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