Fenadiazole

Fenadiazole

Fenadiazole
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(1,3,4-Oxadiazol-2-yl)phenol
Clinical data
Legal status
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Routes oral
Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code None
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UNII  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C8H6N2O2 
Mol. mass 162.14544 g/mol
 YesY   

Fenadiazole (Hypnazol, Eudormil, Viodor) is a hypnotic drug[1] with a unique oxadiazole-based structure.[2] It was previously manufactured by the French pharmaceutical company Laboratoires Jacques Logeais.[3] Its pharmacology is unclear, but it may act on GABA receptors.

References

  1. ^ GB Patent 902388 - Improvements in and relating to new derivatives of 1,3,4-oxadiazole and process for preparing same
  2. ^ Hans Brandenberger & Robert A. A. Maes. Analytical Toxicology for Clinical, Forensic and Pharmaceutical Chemists, 1997
  3. ^ The Merck Index, 12th Edition.