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(Science: chemical) 3-ethyl-1,5,6,7-tetrahydro-2-methyl-5-(morpholinylmethyl)- 4h-indol-4-one. A vasodilator that has been used in angina pectoris. Concerns regarding the carcinogenicity or molsidomine have been raised and marketing has been suspended on two occasions.

Pharmacological action: vasodilator agents.

Chemical name: Sydnone imine, N-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-(4-morpholinyl)-