Bethanidine

Title: Bethanidine
CAS Registry Number: 55-73-2
CAS Name: N,N¢-Dimethyl-N¢¢-(phenylmethyl)guanidine
Additional Names: 1-benzyl-2,3-dimethylguanidine; N-benzyl-N¢,N¢¢-dimethylguanidine
Molecular Formula: C10H15N3
Molecular Weight: 177.25
Percent Composition: C 67.76%, H 8.53%, N 23.71%
Literature References: Adrenergic neuron blocking agent. Prepn: Walton, Ruffell, US 3168562 (1965 to Wellcome Found.); GB 1084461 and GB 1111564 (1967 and 1968 to Wellcome Found.). Pharmacology: A. L. A. Boura, A. F. Green, Br. J. Pharmacol. 20, 36 (1963); J. A. Oates et al., Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 179, 302 (1971). Pharmacokinetics: C. N. Corder, J. Clin. Pharmacol. 19, 428 (1979). HPLC determn in plasma: J. R. Shipe et al., Clin. Chem. 29, 1793 (1983). Anti-arrhythmic activity: M. B. Bacaner, D. G. Benditt, Am. J. Cardiol. 50, 728 (1982); J. C. Somberg et al., ibid. 54, 343 (1984). Review: A. F. Green, Br. J. Clin. Pharmacol. 13, 25-34 (1982).
Properties: Crystals from methanol + ether, mp 195-197°.
Melting point: mp 195-197°
Derivative Type: Hydriodide
Molecular Formula: C10H15N3.HI
Molecular Weight: 305.16
Percent Composition: C 39.36%, H 5.28%, N 13.77%, I 41.59%
Properties: Crystals from ethanol + ether, mp 141-146°.
Melting point: mp 141-146°
Derivative Type: Sulfate
CAS Registry Number: 114-85-2
Additional Names: Benzaidin
Manufacturers' Codes: BW-467C60
Trademarks: Bendogen (Lagap); Benzoxine (Sanwa); Betaling (Tanabe); Betanidol (Tanabe Seiyaku); Esbatal (Burroughs Wellcome); Eusmanid; Hypersin (Zeria); Tenathan (Robins)
Molecular Formula: (C10H15N3)2.H2SO4
Molecular Weight: 452.57
Percent Composition: C 53.08%, H 7.13%, N 18.57%, S 7.09%, O 14.14%
Properties: LD50 in mice (mg/kg): 12 i.v.; 150 i.p.; 260 s.c.; 520 by stomach intubation (Boura, Green).
Toxicity data: LD50 in mice (mg/kg): 12 i.v.; 150 i.p.; 260 s.c.; 520 by stomach intubation (Boura, Green)
Therap-Cat: Antihypertensive.
Keywords: Antihypertensive; Guanidine Derivatives.
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Bethanidine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-benzyl-2,1-dimethylguanidine
Clinical data
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Identifiers
CAS number 55-73-2 N
ATC code C02CC01
PubChem CID 2368
DrugBank DB00217
ChemSpider 2278 YesY
UNII W8S3YM7AUU YesY
KEGG D01603 N
ChEBI CHEBI:37937 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1201260 N
Chemical data
Formula C10H15N3 
Mol. mass 177.25 g/mol
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Betanidine (or bethanidine) is a sympatholytic drug.[1]