Oxprenolol C₁₅H₂₃NO₃
Also known as: Oxprenolol hydrochloride

Active ingredient description

Oxprenolol is a non-selective, lipophilic betablocker exerting a sympatholytic effect and displaying mild to modest partial agonistic activity (PAA), also known as intrinsic sympathomimetic activity (ISA). Oxprenolol decreases cardiac impulse formation in the sinus node with resultant slowing of the sinus rate.

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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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Information Source
Document Type
Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₁₅H₂₃NO₃
Molecular mass: 265.348 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 6452-71-7
CAS Substance: 6452-73-9
DrugBank Drug: DB01580
PubChem Compound: 4631
RxNorm Ingredient: 7801
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387583006
Oxprenolol (substance)
UNII Identifier: 519MXN9YZR


Oxprenolol is an active ingredient of these brands:

Australia (AU)

Hong Kong (HK)

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