Active ingredient description

Alprenolol is a non-selective beta blocker as well as a 5-HT1A and 5-HT1B receptor antagonist, used in the treatment of angina pectoris.

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
C Cardiovascular system → C07 Beta blocking agents → C07A Beta blocking agents → C07AA Beta blocking agents, non-selective
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₁₅H₂₃NO₂
Molecular mass: 249.349 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 13655-52-2
DrugBank Drug: DB00866
KEGG Drug: D07156
PubChem Compound: 2119
RxNorm Ingredient: 597
SNOMED-CT Concept: 96294004
Alprenolol (substance)
UNII Identifier: 877K5MQ27W