OBO ID: CHEBI:6933
Term Name: midodrine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+-)-2-amino-N-(beta-hydroxy-2,5-dimethoxyphenethyl)acetamide
  • 1-(2',5'-Dimethoxyphenyl)-2-glycinamidoethanol
  • 2-Amino-N-(2,5-dimethoxy-beta-hydroxyphenethyl)acetamide
  • DL-N1-(beta-Hydroxy-2,5-dimethoxyphenethyl)glycinamid
  • midodrina
  • midodrine
  • midodrinum
  • rac-N-[2-(2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-2-hydroxyethyl]glycinamide
Definition: An aromatic ether that is 1,4-dimethoxybenzene which is substituted at position 2 by a 2-(glycylamino)-1-hydroxyethyl group. A direct-acting sympathomimetic with selective alpha-adrenergic agonist activity, it is used (generally as its hydrochloride salt) as a peripheral vasoconstrictor in the treatment of certain hypotensive states. The main active moiety is its major metabolite, deglymidodrine.
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Ontology: Chebi
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