Carteolol Hydrochloride

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MedKoo CAT#: 317376

CAS#: 51781-21-6

Description: Carteolol hydrochloride is a beta-adrenergic antagonist used as an anti-arrhythmia agent, an anti-angina agent, an antihypertensive agent, and an antiglaucoma agent. Carteolol Hydrochloride is a nonselective beta-adrenoceptor blocking agent for beta-1 and beta-2 receptors with no membrane-stabilizing activity but moderate intrinsic sympathomimetic effects.

Chemical Structure

Carteolol Hydrochloride
CAS# 51781-21-6

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 317376
Name: Carteolol Hydrochloride
CAS#: 51781-21-6
Chemical Formula: C16H25ClN2O3
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 328.83
Elemental Analysis: C, 58.44; H, 7.66; Cl, 10.78; N, 8.52; O, 14.60

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50.0mg USD 240.0 2 Weeks
250.0mg USD 750.0 2 Weeks
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Synonym: Carteolol Hydrochloride ; Carteolol HCl; Arteoptic; Cartrol; Mikelan; Abbott-43326; Hydrochloride, Carteolol; Monohydrochloride, Carteolol; OPC 1085; OPC-1085; OPC1085;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-[3-(tert-butylamino)-2-hydroxypropoxy]-3,4-dihydro-1H-quinolin-2-one;hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H24N2O3.ClH/c1-16(2,3)17-9-11(19)10-21-14-6-4-5-13-12(14)7-8-15(20)18-13;/h4-6,11,17,19H,7-10H2,1-3H3,(H,18,20);1H


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: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

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 328.83 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: Yao Q, Yu X, Zheng T, Liu H, Yang Y, Yi P. Spectroscopic studies on the
interaction of carteolol hydrochloride and urea-induced bovine serum albumin.
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pressure and perimetry findings and evaluation of their ocular and systemic
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