AramineActive Ingredient(s): Metaraminol
FDA Approved: * September 29, 1954
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Blood Pressure
Metaraminol, sold under the brand name Aramine among others and also known as metaradrine, is a stereoisomer of meta-hydroxynorephedrine (3,β-dihydroxyamphetamine), is a potent sympathomimetic amine used in the prevention and treatment of hypotension, particularly as a complication of anesthesia. It is an α1-adrenergic receptor agonist with some β effect. Research Metaraminol is also used in the treatment of priapism.&... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.