Chemical formula: C₉H₁₁NO₃  Molecular mass: 181.191 g/mol  PubChem compound: 7436

Active ingredient description

Adrenalone is a keton form of the natural substrate epinephrine. an adrenergic agonist that mainly acts on alpha-1 adrenergic receptors and has little affinity for beta receptors. Adrenalone inhibits the norepinephrine synthesis and dopamine beta oxidase. It is known to have very weak sympathomimetic activity when compared to adrenaline. Adrenalone has the high radioprotective effect. It is a topical nasal decongestant. Adrenalone has hemostatic, sympathomimetic and vasoconstrictor therapeutic functions.

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
A01AD06 Adrenalone A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AD Other agents for local oral treatment
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B02BC05 Adrenalone B Blood and blood forming organs → B02 Antihemorrhagics → B02B Vitamin K and other hemostatics → B02BC Local hemostatics
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 99-45-6
DrugBank Drug: DB13394
PubChem Compound: 7436
UNII Identifier: EGU41QL329

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