Chemical formula: C₁₈H₂₈N₂O₄  Molecular mass: 336.426 g/mol  PubChem compound: 1978

Active ingredient description

Acebutolol is a beta adrenoceptor antagonist which is cardioselective, i.e. acts preferentially on beta-1 adrenergic receptors in the heart. Its principal effects are to reduce heart rate especially on exercise and to lower blood pressure in hypertensive subjects.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
C07AB04 Acebutolol C Cardiovascular system → C07 Beta blocking agents → C07A Beta blocking agents → C07AB Beta blocking agents, selective
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
SECTRAL Capsule Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 37517-30-9
DrugBank Drug: DB01193
KEGG Drug: D02338
PubChem Compound: 1978
RxNorm Ingredient: 149
SNOMED-CT Concept: 372815001
Acebutolol (substance)
UNII Identifier: 67P356D8GH

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