Naftopidil
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Clinical data
Trade namesFlivas
AHFS/Drugs.comInternational Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
  • none
Legal status
Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
  • 1-[4-(2-methoxyphenyl)piperazin-1-yl]-3-(1-naphthyloxy)propan-2-ol
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
ECHA InfoCard100.220.557 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC24H28N2O3
Molar mass392.499 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • COC1=CC=CC=C1N2CCN(CC2)CC(COC3=CC=CC4=CC=CC=C43)O
  • InChI=1S/C24H28N2O3/c1-28-24-11-5-4-10-22(24)26-15-13-25(14-16-26)17-20(27)18-29-23-12-6-8-19-7-2-3-9-21(19)23/h2-12,20,27H,13-18H2,1H3 ☒N
  • Key:HRRBJVNMSRJFHQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N ☒N
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Naftopidil (INN, marketed under the brand name Flivas) is a drug used in benign prostatic hypertrophy which acts as a selective α1-adrenergic receptor antagonist or alpha-1 blocker.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Sakai H, Igawa T, Onita T, Furukawa M, Hakariya T, Hayashi M, Matsuya F, Shida Y, Nishimura N, Yogi Y, Tsurusaki T, Takehara K, Nomata K, Shiraishi K, Shono T, Aoki D, Kanetake H (2011). "Efficacy of naftopidil in patients with overactive bladder associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia: prospective randomized controlled study to compare differences in efficacy between morning and evening medication". Hinyokika Kiyo. 57 (1): 7–13. PMID 21304253.