Product Information

Product NameRitodrine Hydrochloride IP/BP/USP/JP
Structure
IUPAC Namerac-4-[(1RS,2S)-1-hydroxy-2-{[2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethyl]amino}propyl]phenol hydrochloride;
Benzenemethanol, 4-hydroxy-α-[1-[[2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethyl]amino]ethyl]-hydrochloride

(R*, S*)-erythro-p-Hydroxy-α-[1-(p-hydroxyphenthyl)amino]ethyl]benzyl alcohol hydrochloride

CAS No.23239-51-2
Molecular FormulaC17H21NO3.HCl
Molecular Weight323.81
AppearanceA White or almost white crystalline powder
SolubilityFreely soluble in water and in alcohol, soluble in n-propyl
alcohol, practically insoluble in ether
Melting Range About 200°C
Patent StatusOut of patent
Therap.CatBeta2-adrenoceptor agonist; bronchodilator
Tocolytic agent; Ritodrine is used to stop premature labour