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Levonordefrin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-[(1R,2S)-2-amino-1-hydroxypropyl]benzene-1,2-diol
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CAS number 829-74-3
ATC code none
PubChem 164739
Chemical data
Formula C 9H13NO3  
Mol. mass 183.204g/mol
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Levonordefrin (Nordefrin), also known as α-Methylnorepinephrine (α-Me-NE), is a psychoactive 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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