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Pholedrine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-[2-(methylamino)propyl]phenol
Identifiers
CAS number 370-14-9
ATC code  ?
PubChem 4655
Chemical data
Formula C 10H15NO 
Mol. mass 165.2322 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Topical (Ocular)

Pholedrine (Paredrinol, Pulsotyl, Veritol), also known as 4-hydroxy-N-methylamphetamine (4-HMA), is a drug that stimulates the sympathetic nervous system.[1] It is administered as a topical eye drop form for the purpose of dilating the pupil.[1] It can be used to diagnose Horner's syndrome.[1]

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References

  1. ^ a b c Bates AT, Chamberlain S, Champion M, et al. (February 1995). "Pholedrine: a substitute for hydroxyamphetamine as a diagnostic eyedrop test in Horner's syndrome". Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 58 (2): 215–7. PMID 7876854. PMC 1073320. http://jnnp.bmj.com/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=7876854.  

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