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Naftidrofuryl
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(diethylamino)ethyl 3-(1-naphthyl)-2-(tetrahydrofuran-2-ylmethyl)propanoate
Identifiers
CAS number 31329-57-4
ATC code C04AX21
PubChem 4417
Chemical data
Formula C 24H33NO3  
Mol. mass 383.524 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Oral

Naftidrofuryl (INN, also known as nafronyl or as the oxalate salt nafronyl oxalate) is a drug used in the management of peripheral and cerebral vascular disorders. It is claimed to enhance cellular oxidative capacity and to be a spasmolytic.[1] It may also be a 5-HT2 receptor antagonist.

It is sold under the brand name Dusodril (Merck).

References

  1. ^ Reynolds, J.E.F. (ed.) (1993). Martindale: The extra pharmacopoeia (30th edition ed.). London: Pharmaceutical Press. p. 1310. ISBN 0853693005.  

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