The Full Wiki

More info on Crotylbarbital

Crotylbarbital: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 1952-67-6
ATC code none
PubChem 18045
Chemical data
Formula C 10H14N2O3  
Mol. mass 210.23 g/mol
Synonyms Crotylbarbital, Crotarbital, Mepertan, Kalipnon, Barotal
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes  ?

Crotylbarbital (Crotarbital, Mepertan, Kalipnon, Barotal) is a barbiturate derivative invented in the 1960s.[1] 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.


  1. ^ Preussler M. Contribution on the microchemical test for crotylbarbital. Pharmazeutische Zentralhalle fur Deutschland. 1964;103:409-11. (German)
  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.


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address