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Substance Name: Betahistine hydrochloride [USAN:USP]
RN: 5579-84-0
UNII: 49K58SMZ7U
InChIKey: XVDFMHARQUBJRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A histamine analog and H1 receptor agonist that serves as a vasodilator. It is used in MENIERE DISEASE and in vascular headaches but may exacerbate bronchial asthma and peptic ulcers.

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H12-N2.2Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 209.119
 

Classification Code

  • Vasodilator
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Betahistine hydrochloride [USAN:USP]

Synonyms

  • 2-(2-(Methylamino)ethyl)pyridine dihydrochloride
  • Antivom
  • Betahistine HCl
  • Betahistine hydrochloride
  • Betaserc
  • EINECS 226-966-5
  • Microser
  • Novo-Betahistine
  • PT 9
  • PT-9
  • Serc
  • UNII-49K58SMZ7U
  • Vasomotal

Systematic Names

  • 2-Pyridineethanamine, N-methyl-, dihydrochloride
  • Betahistine dihydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 5579-84-0

FDA UNII

  • 49K58SMZ7U

Related Registry Number

  • 5638-76-6 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0005579840

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H12-N2.2Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C8-H12-N2
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H12N2.2ClH/c1-9-7-5-8-4-2-3-6-10-8;;/h2-4,6,9H,5,7H2,1H3;2*1H

InChIKey

XVDFMHARQUBJRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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c1cccc(n1)CCNC.Cl.Cl