Tertatolol

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Tertatolol
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  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
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Formula C16H25NO2S
Molar mass 295.44 g/mol
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Chirality Racemic mixture
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Tertatolol (Artex, Artexal, Prenalex) is a medication in the class of beta blockers, used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It was discovered by the French pharmaceutical company Servier and is marketed in Europe.[1]

Tertatolol has also been shown to act as a serotonin 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B receptor antagonist, similarly to propranolol and pindolol.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Swiss Pharmaceutical Society (2000). Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory (Book with CD-ROM). Boca Raton: Medpharm Scientific Publishers. ISBN 3-88763-075-0.
  2. ^ Langlois M, Brémont B, Rousselle D, Gaudy F (1993). "Structural analysis by the comparative molecular field analysis method of the affinity of beta-adrenoreceptor blocking agents for 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B receptors". Eur. J. Pharmacol. 244 (1): 77–87. doi:10.1016/0922-4106(93)90061-d. PMID 8093601.
  3. ^ Jolas T, Haj-Dahmane S, Lanfumey L, et al. (May 1993). "(-)Tertatolol is a potent antagonist at pre- and postsynaptic serotonin 5-HT1A receptors in the rat brain". Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 347 (5): 453–63. doi:10.1007/bf00166735. PMID 7686633.
  4. ^ Soudijn, W.; Olivier, Berend; Wijngaarden, I. van (1997). Serotonin receptors and their ligands. Amsterdam: Elsevier. ISBN 0-444-82041-8.