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2-hydroxybiphenyl
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Description

Biphenylol is a synthetic drug used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a calcium channel blocker, meaning it works by blocking the movement of calcium into the cells of the heart and blood vessels, which helps to relax the blood vessels and reduce blood pressure.

Common side effects of biphenylol include dizziness, headache, nausea, fatigue, and constipation. Other more serious side effects may include chest pain, irregular heartbeat, and swelling of the feet or ankles.

Brand names associated with biphenylol include:
  ▸  Amlodipine
  ▸  Norvasc
  ▸  Caduet
  ▸  Lotrel
  ▸  Exforge
  ▸  Tekamlo
  ▸  Tribenzor

Synonyms
  • 2- phenylphenol
  • biphenylol
  • o-phenylphenol
  • o-xenol
  • orthophenyl phenol
  • orthoxenol
Classifications
  • antiseptic
  • dermatological
  • disinfectant
  • phenol

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