Adenine Deoxy Nucleoside Other names: Adenosine Adenyldeoxyriboside Deoxyadenosine Desoxyadenosine Adenine Deoxyribonucleoside Adenine Deoxyribose Adenine Nucleoside Adenine Riboside

Chemical formula: C₁₀H₁₃N₅O₄  Molecular mass: 267.241 g/mol  PubChem compound: 60961

Active ingredient description

Adenosine is a purine nucleoside which is present in all cells of the body. Animal pharmacology studies have in several species shown that adenosine has a negative dromotropic effect on the atrioventricular (AV) node.

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
C01EB10 Adenosine C Cardiovascular system → C01 Cardiac therapy → C01E Other cardiac preparations → C01EB Other cardiac preparations
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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  
ADENOCARD Solution for injection FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/Old
ADENOSCAN Solution for infusion Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
ADENOCOR Solution for injection Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

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3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 58-61-7
DrugBank Drug: DB00640
KEGG Drug: D00045
PubChem Compound: 60961
RxNorm Ingredient: 296
SNOMED-CT Concept: 35431001
Adenosine (substance)
UNII Identifier: K72T3FS567


Adenine Deoxy Nucleoside is an active ingredient of these brands:

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Turkey (TR)

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Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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