Chlormezanone
Skeletal formula of chlormezanone
Space-filling model of the chlormezanone molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(4-chlorophenyl)-3-methyl-1,1-dioxo-1,3-thiazinan-4-one
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
  • (Prescription only)
Routes of
administration
Oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Biological half-life 40.5 hours
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  YesY
ATC code M03
PubChem CID:
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank  YesY
ChemSpider  YesY
UNII  YesY
KEGG  YesY
ChEBI  YesY
ChEMBL  N
Chemical data
Formula C11H12ClNO3S
Molecular mass 273.737 g/mol
 N   

Chlormezanone (marketed under the brandname Trancopal or Fenaprim) is a drug used as an anxiolytic and a muscle relaxant.

Its use was discontinued in many countries from 1996 on, due to rare but serious cases of toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Chemistry

  • Sterling Drug Inc., US 3082209  (1958).

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