OBO ID: CHEBI:3172
Term Name: bretylium Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (2-bromobenzyl)ethyldimethylaminium
  • 2-bromo-N-ethyl-N,N-dimethylbenzenemethanaminium
  • N-(2-bromobenzyl)-N,N-dimethylethanaminium
  • N-ethyl-N,N-dimethyl-2-bromobenzenemethanaminium
Definition: A quaternary ammonium cation having 2-bromobenzyl, ethyl and two methyl groups attached to the nitrogen. It blocks noradrenaline release from the peripheral sympathetic nervous system, and is used in emergency medicine, cardiology, and other specialties for the acute management of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation.
References:
  • Beilstein:4135284
  • CAS:59-41-6
  • DrugBank:DB01158
  • Drug_Central:394
  • KEGG:C06855
  • LINCS:LSM-5607
  • Wikipedia:Bretylium
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available