Active Ingredient History

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Guanethidine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It was used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is believed to act mainly by preventing the release of norepinephrine at nerve endings and causes depletion of norepinephrine in peripheral sympathetic nerve terminals as well as in tissues. It is taken up by norepinephrine transporters. It becomes concentrated in NE transmitter vesicles, replacing NE in these vesicles.   NCATS

More Chemistry
  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Discontinued
  • Delivery Methods: Oral
  • Pro Drug: No
2-(1'-azacyclooctyl)ethylguanidine | 2-(1-n,n-heptamethyleneimino)ethylguanidine | (2-(hexahydro-1(2h)-azocinyl)ethyl)guanidine | (2-(octahydro-1-azocinyl)ethyl)guanidine | abapresin | azocine, 1-(2-guanidinoethyl)octahydro- | esimil | ganda | guanethidine | guanéthidine | guanethidine monosulfate | guanethidine sulfate | guanethidinum | guanetidina | guanidine, (2-(hexahydro-1(2h)-azocinyl)ethyl)- | heptamethylenimine, 1-(2-guanidinoethyl)- | ismelin | ismeline | lotens | n-(2-perhydroazocin-1-ylethyl)guanidine | octatensine | oktatensin


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