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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 13862-07-2
ATC code none
PubChem 65607
Chemical data
Formula C 20H25NO 
Mol. mass 295.419 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
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Diphemethoxidine (Cleofil) is a stimulant drug of the piperidine chemical class which was used as an appetite suppressant, but produced intolerable side effects such as insomnia which limited its clinical use.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Isbell H, Chrusciel TS. Dependence Liability of Non-Narcotic Drugs. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 1970; 43: Supplement.
  2. ^ Stepanek J, Zolliker VR. Circulatory effects of the anorectic Diphemethoxidine compared with the effects of Amphetamine and Aminorex. Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. (German). 1971 Jun;191(2):376-99. PMID 5089225
  3. ^ Stepanek J. Alteration of the acid-base equilibrium by the anorectic diphemethoxidine in comparison with the effect of amphetamine and aminorex. Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. (German). 1972 Sep;199(1):122-38. PMID 5072180


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