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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 2033-94-5
ATC code none
PubChem 16252
Chemical data
Formula C 11H12O2  
Mol. mass 176.212 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Legal status Legal
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Centalun is a drug with hypnotic and sedative effects.[1][2] It was previously used for sedation in medical procedures such as surgery,[3] orthopedics[4] and gynecology,[5] although it is no longer in clinical use.


  1. ^ Janke W, Glathe H. Experimental Studies on the Psychic Effect of Sedatives Under Normal and Stress Conditions. Psychologische Forschung. (German) 1964 Jun 2;27:377-402. PMID 14233519
  2. ^ Ernst W. On the Symptomatic use of the Hypnotic and Sedative Centalun in Internal Diseases. Hippokrates. (German) 1964 Jan 15;35:31-2. PMID 14167584
  3. ^ Monecke K. Pre- and Postoperative use of Centalun in Surgery. Deutsches Medizinisches Journal. (German) 1964 Jul 5;15:470-1. PMID 14238754
  4. ^ Bruckschen E. Sedative Therapy with Centalun in Orthopedics. Deutsches Medizinisches Journal. (German) 1964 Jul 20;15:493-4. PMID 14243120
  5. ^ Gerlach W, Gerlach E. Experiences with Centalun in Obstetrical and Gynecological Patients. Medizinische Monatsschrift. (German) 1964 Mar;18:131-3. PMID 14193290


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