Pholedrine

Pholedrine
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Topical (Ocular)
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ECHA InfoCard100.006.114 Edit this at Wikidata
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FormulaC10H15NO
Molar mass165.2322 g/mol g·mol−1
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Pholedrine (Paredrinol, Pulsotyl, Veritol), also known as 4-hydroxy-N-methylamphetamine (4-HMA), 4-hydroxymethamphetamine, and para-hydroxymethamphetamine,[1] is a drug that stimulates the sympathetic nervous system.[2] It is administered as a topical eye drop form for the purpose of dilating the pupil and can be used to diagnose Horner's syndrome.[2]

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  1. ^ P-HYDROXYMETHAMPHETAMINE CAS#: 370-14-9
  2. ^ a b Bates, A. T.; Chamberlain, S.; Champion, M.; Foley, L.; Hughes, E.; Jani, B.; Mehta, H.; Smith, S. E. (1995). "Pholedrine: A substitute for hydroxyamphetamine as a diagnostic eyedrop test in Horner's syndrome". Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 58 (2): 215–217. doi:10.1136/jnnp.58.2.215. PMC 1073320. PMID 7876854.