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MedKoo CAT#: 414673

CAS#: 15687-41-9

Description: Oxyfedrine is a drug used in the treatment of angina pectoris, heart failure, conduction defects, and myocardial infarction. It is a partial agonist at beta adrenergic receptors and acts as a coronary vasodilator and cardiotonic agent.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 15687-41-9

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 414673
Name: Oxyfedrine
CAS#: 15687-41-9
Chemical Formula: C19H23NO3
Exact Mass: 313.1678
Molecular Weight: 313.39
Elemental Analysis: C, 72.82; H, 7.40; N, 4.47; O, 15.32

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Synonym: Oxyfedrine; Oxifedrina; Oxyfedrinum

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-Propanone, 3-((2-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-phenylethyl)amino)-1-(3-methoxyphenyl)-, (R-(R*,S*))-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C19H23NO3/c1-14(19(22)15-7-4-3-5-8-15)20-12-11-18(21)16-9-6-10-17(13-16)23-2/h3-10,13-14,19-20,22H,11-12H2,1-2H3/t14-,19-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=CC=CC(OC)=C1)CCN[C@@H](C)[C@H](O)C2=CC=CC=C2

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: To be determined

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 313.39 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Oxyfedrine. Lancet. 1981 Jan 3;1(8210):25-6. PMID: 6109057.

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9: Wetzelsberger N, Birkel M, Fuder H, Lücker PW, Stiegler S, Scheithauer S, Thümmler D. Relative bioavailability of DL-oxyfedrine HCl after single-dose oral administration of tablets as compared to equimolar solutions. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 1995 Apr;17(3):185-91. PMID: 8531509.

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