Chemical formula: C₁₈H₂₈N₂O₄ Molecular mass: 336.426 g/mol PubChem compound: 1978
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.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
|C Cardiovascular system → C07 Beta blocking agents → C07A Beta blocking agents → C07AB Beta blocking agents, selective
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
|Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)
|MPI, EU: SmPC
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