Buflomedil

Buflomedil

Buflomedil
Identifiers
CAS number 55837-25-7 YesY
PubChem 2467
ChemSpider 2373 YesY
ATC code AX20
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C17H25NO4
Molar mass 307.38 g/mol
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Buflomedil is a vasoactive drug used to treat claudication or the symptoms of peripheral arterial disease. It is currently not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States. Currently available as trade name tablet Loftyl

Toxicity

This drug might be suspended from marketing in the European Union, because of concerns about severe neurological and cardiac toxicity.[1][2] In its press release dated 17 November 2011 EMA suggested that doctors "should stop using buflomedil and consider alternative treatment options".

Various adverse effects have been reported to the FDA.[3]

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