Practolol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Practolol Properties


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Practolol is a selective beta blocker that has been used in the emergency treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. It reduce the effect of excitemen or physical exertion on heart rate and force of contraction and dilation of blood vessels. It is no longer used as it is highly toxic despite the similarity of its chemical formula to propanolol. The use of practolol has been referred to as the practolol disaster and is considered the worst medical blunders since thalidomide.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Eraldin;Dalzic;Praktol;Cardiol;Pralon;Cordialina;Eraldina;Teranol
CAS Number 6673-35-4
ChEBI 258351
Density 1.127 g/cm3
EINECS Number 229-712-1
IUPAC Name (RS)-N-{4-[2-Hydroxy-3-(isopropylamino)propoxy]phenyl}acetamide
InChI 1S/C14H22N2O3/c1-10(2)15-8-13(18)9-19-14-6-4-12(5-7-14)16-11(3)17/h4-7,10,13,15,18H,8-9H2,1-3H3,(H,16,17)
Molar Mass 266.337 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H22N2O3
Synonyms Acetamide,N-[4-[2-hydroxy-3-[(1-methylethyl)amino]propoxy]phenyl]-;1-(4-Acetamidophenoxy)-3-isopropylamino-2-propanol;4'-[2-Hydroxy-3-(isopropylamino)propoxy]acetanilide;DL-4'-[2-Hydroxy-3-(isopropylamino)propoxy]acetanilide;Practolol;dl-Practolol uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X