Dimethazan

Dimethazan

Dimethazan
Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)-1,3-dimethyl-purine-2,6-dione
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number
ATC code None
PubChem
ChemSpider
UNII  YesY
Synonyms 1,3-dimethyl-7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)xanthine;
7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)theophylline
Chemical data
Formula C11H17N5O2 
Mol. mass 251.29 g/mol

Dimethazan (Elidin) is a stimulant drug of the xanthine class related to caffeine and theophylline.[1] It also has tranquilizing and respiratory-stimulating effects and has been sold as an antidepressant.[1][2]

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References

  1. ^ a b BATTERMAN RC, GROSSMAN AJ, LEIFER P, MOURATOFF GJ (August 1958). "Central nervous system stimulation and sedation with dimethazan". The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 236 (2): 162–7.  
  2. ^ O'Neil, Maryadele J. (2001). The Merck index: an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Rahway, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories.