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Mephentermine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
N,2-dimethyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine
Identifiers
CAS number 100-92-5
ATC code C01CA11
PubChem 3677
Chemical data
Formula C 11H17N 
Mol. mass 163.259 g/mol
Synonyms methyl(2-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-yl)amine
Pharmacokinetic data
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Mephentermine is a cardiac stimulant. It was formerly used in Wyamine nasal decongestant inhalers and before that as a stimulant in psychiatry.

It has been used as a treatment for hypotension.[1]

References

  1. ^ WHITTINGTON RM (May 1963). "Mephentermine sulphate as a hypertensive agent in general practice". J Coll Gen Pract 6: 336–7. PMID 14000433.  
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