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Dipivefrine



Dipivefrine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
[2-(2,2-dimethylpropanoyloxy)-4- (1-hydroxy-2-methylamino-ethyl)- phenyl] 2,2-dimethylpropanoate
Identifiers
CAS number 52365-63-6
ATC code S01EA02
PubChem 3105
DrugBank APRD00930
Chemical data
Formula C19H29NO5 
Mol. mass 351.437 g/mol
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B(US)

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Dipivefrine (Dipivefrin in the United States) is a prodrug of adrenaline, which is used to treat glaucoma. It is available as ophthalmic solution (eye drops).

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