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Mebutamate
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-sec-butyl-2-methylpropane-1,3-diyl dicarbamate
Identifiers
CAS number 64-55-1
ATC code N05BC04
PubChem 6151
Chemical data
Formula C 10H20N2O4  
Mol. mass 232.277 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Schedule IV (US)
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Mebutamate is a sedative and anxiolytic drug with anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) effects. It has effects comparable to those of barbiturates such as secobarbital, but is only around 1/3rd the potency of secobarbital as a sedative. Side effects include dizziness and headaches.[1]

References

  1. ^ Tetreault L, Richer P, Bordeleau JM. Hypnotic properties of mebutamate: a comparative study of mebutamate, secobarbital and placebo in psychiatric patients. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 1967 Aug 19;97(8):395-8.
  • The Merck Index, 12th Edition. 5813
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