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Descriptor in English: Heptaminol
Descriptor in Spanish: Heptaminol
Descriptor in Portuguese: Heptaminol
Descriptor in French: Heptaminol
Entry term(s): Cardiomax
Heptaminol Hydrochloride
Tree number(s): D02.033.100.350
D02.092.063.350
Scope note: An amino alcohol that has been used as a myocardial stimulant and vasodilator and to relieve bronchospasm. Its most common therapeutic use is in orthostatic hypotension. The mechanism of heptaminol's therapeutic actions is not well understood although it has been suggested to affect catecholamine release or calcium metabolism.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 91(76); was see under AMINO ALCOHOLS 1976-90
DeCS UI: 6691
Descriptor UI: D006535
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Heptaminol - Preferred
Concept UI M0010242
Scope note An amino alcohol that has been used as a myocardial stimulant and vasodilator and to relieve bronchospasm. Its most common therapeutic use is in orthostatic hypotension. The mechanism of heptaminol's therapeutic actions is not well understood although it has been suggested to affect catecholamine release or calcium metabolism.
Preferred term Heptaminol
Heptaminol Hydrochloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0330241
Preferred term Heptaminol Hydrochloride
Cardiomax - Narrower
Concept UI M0450532
Preferred term Cardiomax



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