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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
Routes oral
CAS number  YesY
ATC code None
Chemical data
Formula C8H6N2O2 
Mol. mass 162.14544 g/mol

Fenadiazole (Hypnazol, Eudormil, Viodor) is a hypnotic drug[1] with a unique oxadiazole-based structure.[2] It was previously manufactured by the French pharmaceutical company Laboratoires Jacques Logeais.[3] Its pharmacology is unclear, but it may act on GABA receptors.


  1. ^ GB Patent 902388 - Improvements in and relating to new derivatives of 1,3,4-oxadiazole and process for preparing same
  2. ^ Hans Brandenberger & Robert A. A. Maes. Analytical Toxicology for Clinical, Forensic and Pharmaceutical Chemists, 1997
  3. ^ The Merck Index, 12th Edition.

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