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Fenpentadiol

Fenpentadiol
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-methyl-pentane-2,4-diol
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number
ATC code None
PubChem
ChemSpider
UNII  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C12H17ClO2 
Mol. mass 228.72 g/mol

Fenpentadiol (Tredum, Trefenum) is a drug formerly used as an antidepressant in Europe.[1][2] It also has stimulant, sedative, and anxiolytic effects, with the latter two occurring only at higher doses.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ David J. Triggle (1996). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.  
  2. ^ O'Neil, Maryadele J. (2001). The Merck index: an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Rahway, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories.  
  3. ^ Ginet J, Levy JC, Rolland D (January 1971). "[Psychotropic activity under the influence of fenpentadiol]". Arzneimittel-Forschung (in German) 21 (1): 1–8.  
  4. ^ Heinzelman, Richard Voorhees (1972). Cornelius K. Cain, ed. Academic Press. p. 316.  
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