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Substance Name: Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride [USAN]
RN: 145108-58-3
UNII: 1018WH7F9I
InChIKey: VPNGEIHDPSLNMU-MERQFXBCSA-N

Note

  • A selective inhibitor of RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 that has analgesic and sedative properties. MEDETOMIDINE is the other racemic form.

Molecular Formula

  • C13-H16-N2.Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 236.7443
 

Classification Codes

  • Adrenergic Agents
  • Adrenergic Agonists
  • Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
  • Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
  • Analgesics
  • Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
  • Central Nervous System Agents
  • Central Nervous System Depressants
  • Hypnotics and Sedatives
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents
  • Sedative
  • Sensory System Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride [USAN]

Synonyms

  • 1H-Imidazole, 4-(1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl)-, monohydrochloride, (S)-
  • 4-((S)-alpha,2,3-trimethylbenzyl)imidazole monohydrochloride
  • Dexmedetomidine HCl
  • Dexmedetomidine hydrochloride
  • Precedex
  • UNII-1018WH7F9I

Systematic Name

  • 1H-Imidazole, 4-(1-(2,3-dimethylphenyl)ethyl)-, monohydrochloride, (S)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 145108-58-3

FDA UNII

  • 1018WH7F9I

System Generated Number

  • 0145108583

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C13-H16-N2.Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C13-H16-N2
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C13H16N2.ClH/c1-9-5-4-6-12(10(9)2)11(3)13-7-14-8-15-13;/h4-8,11H,1-3H3,(H,14,15);1H/t11-;/m0./s1

InChIKey

VPNGEIHDPSLNMU-MERQFXBCSA-N

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Cl.C[C@H](c1c[nH]cn1)c2cccc(C)c2C