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Compound Name : Apraclonidine

PubChem ID : 2216


Apraclonidine is an imidazoline that is 2-amino 4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazoline in which one of the exocyclic amino hydrogens has been replaced by a 4-amino-2,6-dichlorophenyl group. It has a role as an alpha-adrenergic agonist, an antiglaucoma drug, an ophthalmology drug, a beta-adrenergic agonist and a diagnostic agent. It is a member of imidazolines, a dichlorobenzene and a member of guanidines. It is a conjugate base of an apraclonidine(1+).

NCI Thesaurus (NCIt)

Apraclonidine is a clonidine derivative with selective alpha-2-adrenergic agonistic activity. Upon ocular administration, apraclonidine enhances aqueous humor uveoscleral outflow and decreases aqueous production by vasoconstriction. This may decrease intraocular pressure (IOP).

IUPAC Name : 2,6-dichloro-N1-(4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)benzene-1,4-diamine
InChI : InChI=1S/C9H10Cl2N4/c10-6-3-5(12)4-7(11)8(6)15-9-13-1-2-14-9/h3-4H,1-2,12H2,(H2,13,14,15)
Molecular Formula : C9H10Cl2N4
Molecular Weight : 245.11
3D Structure

2215 - 2217

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