From Big Medical Encyclopedia

SALSOLINUM (Salsolinum) — vasodilator; alkaloid from elevated parts of the Central Asian plant Richter's solyanka (Salsola Richteri of Kag.) this. goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae).

In medical practice the hydrochloride was used Salsolinum (Salsolini hydrochloridum; synonym of Salsolinum hydrochloricum; GFH, joint venture. B); 1-метил-6-окси-7-метокси-1,2,3,4-тетрагидроизохинолина hydrochloride; With 11 H 15 NO 2 - HCl-H 2 O. Salsolinum the hydrochloride causes expansion of blood vessels and moderate decrease in the ABP. Earlier this drug was used at initial forms of an idiopathic hypertensia (hl. obr. in 1 stage).

Due to the emergence of new more effective antihypertensives of Salsolinum the hydrochloride and the combined dosage forms supporting him the order of the Minister of Health of the USSR No. 733 of July 2, 1981 are excluded from the nomenclature of pharmaceuticals.