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Systematic (IUPAC) name
dihydro-1H-pyrrolizine-3,5(2H,6 H)-dione
CAS number 18356-28-0
ATC code none
PubChem 71893
Chemical data
Formula C 7H9N2O2  
Mol. mass 139.152 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Synonyms 2,6,7,8-tetrahydro-1H-pyrrolizine-3,5-dione
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Unscheduled (US)
Routes Oral

Rolziracetam is a nootropic drug of the racetam family.

Rolziracetam was found to improve performance on a delayed-response task in aged rhesus monkeys. It has a wide margin of safety in animals and has been evaluated for use in cognitively impaired human subjects. [1]

See also


  1. ^ Butler DE, Leonard JD, Caprathe BW, L'Italien YJ, Pavia MR, Hershenson FM, Poschel PH, Marriott JG. Amnesia-reversal activity of a series of cyclic imides. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 1987 Mar;30(3):498-503.

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