Dipivefrine

Dipivefrine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
[2-(2,2-dimethylpropanoyloxy)-4- (1-hydroxy-2-methylamino-ethyl)- phenyl] 2,2-dimethylpropanoate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a686005
Pregnancy cat. B(US)
Legal status  ?
Identifiers
CAS number 52365-63-6 YesY
ATC code S01EA02
PubChem CID 3105
DrugBank APRD00930
ChemSpider 2994 YesY
UNII 8Q1PVL543G YesY
KEGG D02349 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:4646 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1201262 N
Chemical data
Formula C19H29NO5 
Mol. mass 351.437 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
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Dipivefrine is a prodrug of epinephrine used to treat glaucoma. It is available as ophthalmic solution. It causes vasoconstriction, decreased aqueous humor production, and decreases intraoccular pressure. It is converted to epinephrine upon penetration of the cornea.

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