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Levonordefrin

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Levonordefrin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-[(1R,2S)-2-amino-1-hydroxypropyl]benzene-1,2-diol
Identifiers
CAS number 829-74-3
ATC code None
PubChem CID 164739
IUPHAR ligand ID 508
Chemical data
Formula C9H13NO3 
Mol. mass 183.204g/mol
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status P

Levonordefrin (Nordefrin), also known as α-Methylnorepinephrine (α-Me-NE), is a drug used as a topical nasal decongestant and vasoconstrictor in dentistry. It is also a metabolite of the antihypertensive drug methyldopa, and plays a crucial role in its pharmacology and therapeutic benefits.

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