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Title: Vinylbital  
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Subject: Barbiturate, Alcoholic beverage, Spirobarbital, Centalun, Nitromethaqualone
Collection: Barbiturates, Gabaa Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulators, Sedatives
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Schedule IV
Routes Oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolism Hepatic
Excretion Renal
CAS number  N
ATC code N05
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C11H16N2O3 
Mol. mass 224.256 g/mol

Vinylbital, also known as butylvinal, is a sedative hypnotic drug which is a barbiturate derivative.[1] It was developed by Aktieboleget Pharmacia in the 1950s.[2]


  1. ^ Breimer, D. D.; De Boer, A. G. (1976). "Pharmacokinetics and relative bioavailability of vinylbital in man after oral and rectal administration". Arzneimittel-Forschung 26 (3): 448–454.  
  2. ^ US Patent 2868790

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