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Substance Name: Bethanidine
RN: 55-73-2
UNII: W8S3YM7AUU
InChIKey: NIVZHWNOUVJHKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A guanidinium antihypertensive agent that acts by blocking adrenergic transmission. The precise mode of action is not clear.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H15-N3

Molecular Weight

  • 177.2495
 

Classification Codes

  • Adrenergic Agents
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Autonomic Agents
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents
  • Sympatholytics
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Betanidine [INN:BAN]
  • Bethanidine

MeSH Heading

  • Bethanidine

Synonyms

  • 1-Benzyl-2,3-dimethylguanidine
  • Betanidin
  • Betanidina
  • Betanidina [INN-Spanish]
  • Betanidine
  • Betanidinum
  • Betanidinum [INN-Latin]
  • Bethanidine
  • Guanidine, N,N'-dimethyl-N''-(phenylmethyl)-
  • UNII-W8S3YM7AUU

Systematic Names

  • Guanidine, 1-benzyl-2,3-dimethyl- (8CI)
  • Guanidine, N,N'-dimethyl-N''-(phenylmethyl)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 55-73-2

FDA UNII

  • W8S3YM7AUU

Related Registry Number

  • 114-85-2 (sulfate (2:1))

System Generated Number

  • 0000055732

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H15N3/c1-11-10(12-2)13-8-9-6-4-3-5-7-9/h3-7H,8H2,1-2H3,(H2,11,12,13)

InChIKey

NIVZHWNOUVJHKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CN/C(=N\C)/NCc1ccccc1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 16307ug/kg (16.307mg/kg)   Biochemical Pharmacology. Vol. 12, Pg. 229, 1963.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 196 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.560 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.41E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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