Crotylbarbital

Crotylbarbital

Crotylbarbital
Systematic (IUPAC) name
5-but-2-enyl-5-ethyl-1,3-diazinane-2,4,6-trione
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Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code None
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Chemical data
Formula C10H14N2O3 
Mol. mass 210.23 g/mol
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Crotylbarbital (Mepertan, Kalipnon, Barotal), also known as crotarbital, is a barbiturate derivative developed by Eli Lilly in the 1930s[1]m It has sedative and hypnotic effects,[2] and was used for the treatment of insomnia until it was replaced by newer alternative drugs with less side effects and lower risk of overdose.

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References

  1. ^ US Patent 2250422
  2. ^ Walther T, Meyer FP, Puchta K, Walther H. Effect of an acute dose of crotylbarbital on reaction time and attention testing in healthy human subjects. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Therapy and Toxicology. 1983 Jun;21(6):306-10.