Pronethalol

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Pronethalol
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-(naphthalen-2-yl)-2-(propan-2-ylamino)ethanol
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Withdrawn
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 51-02-5
ATC code None
PubChem CID 4930
ChemSpider 4761
UNII XBP4RT1IMQ
ChEMBL CHEMBL16476
Chemical data
Formula C15H19NO 
Mol. mass 229.32 g/mol

Pronethalol (Alderlin, Nethalide) was an early non-selective beta blocker clinical candidate. It was never used clinically due to carcinogenicity in mice, which was thought to result from formation of a carcinogenic naphthalene epoxide metabolite.[1]

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