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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 7432-25-9
ATC code none
PubChem 23914
Chemical data
Formula C 17H16N2O 
Mol. mass 264.322
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Etaqualone (Aolan, Athinazone) is an analogue of methaqualone which was developed in the 1960s[1][2] and marketed mainly in France and some other European countries. It has sedative and hypnotic properties, and was used for the treatment of insomnia.

See also


  1. ^ Beiersdorf & Co AG. Dérivés de quinazolinone utiles thérapeutiquement. 1962. Belgian Patent BE000000615282A
  2. ^ Parmar SS, Kishor K, Seth PK, Arora RC. Role of alkyl substitution in 2,3-disubstituted and 3-substituted 4-quinazolones on the inhibition of pyruvic acid oxidation. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 1969 Jan;12(1):138-41. PMID 4303122


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