Alfuzosin

Also known as: Alfuzosin hydrochloride

Description

Alfuzosin is an orally active quinazoline derivative. It is a selective, peripherally acting antagonist of postsynaptic alpha-1-adrenoceptors. In vitro pharmacological studies have documented the selectivity of alfuzosin for the alpha-1-adrenoreceptors located in the prostate, bladder base and prostatic urethra.

Medicine classification

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Alfuzosin
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G04 Urologicals → G04C Drugs used in benign prostatic hypertrophy → G04CA Alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists

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2D Molecule Structure

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Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

90347YTW5F - ALFUZOSIN

CAS Registry Number

81403-68-1 - Alfuzosine hydrochloride

81403-80-7 - alfuzosin

SNOMED-CT

395954002 - Alfuzosin (substance)