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Title: Narcobarbital  
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Language: English
Subject: Thiotetrabarbital, Buthalital, Propanidid, Hydroxydione, Methitural
Collection: Barbiturates, Gabaa Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulators, General Anesthetics, Organobromides
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number  YesY
ATC code N01
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C11H15BrN2O3 
Mol. mass 303.152 g/mol

Narcobarbital (Pronarcon) is a barbiturate derivative developed by Riedel de Hean in the 1930s.[1] It is an N-methylated derivative of propallylonal and has similar sedative effects. It is still used in veterinary medicine for inducing surgical anaesthesia.


  1. ^ US Patent 2080071

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