Pyridine in Pharmaceuticals

Pyridine is used in pharmaceuticals as an intermediate or solvent. 

Applications

Pharmaceutical Synthesis

2-Vinylpyridine is the key intermediate in the production of the API, Betahistine, an anti-vertigo medicine. Betahistine is commonly prescribed for balance disorders and helps to alleviate symptoms of vertigo.

Features

Typical Properties

Solution
Acid Value
Hydroxyl Value
Saponification Value
Iodine Value
Melt Point (°C)
Specific Gravity
Castorwax
3
158
179
5
85
1.023

Values shown in the above table are typical properties.

Application Highlights

Pharmaceutical Synthesis

Used as an intermediate or solvent

Pharmaceuticals

Intermediate in the pharmaceuticals

Artifical Food Dye

Used to provide color to otherwise colorless food

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