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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 7654-03-7
ATC code none
PubChem 71671
ChemSpider 64728
Chemical data
Formula C15H16N2O 
Mol. mass 240.30 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral

Benmoxin (Neuralex, Nerusil), also known as mebamoxine, is an irreversible and nonselective monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) of the hydrazine chemical class that was used as an antidepressant in the 1960s but is now no longer marketed.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Ganellin, C. R.; Triggle, David J. (1996). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents, Volumes 1-2. Chapman & Hall. p. 229. ISBN 0-9630096-0-5. 

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