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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Trade names Ascron, Dihyprylon, Dihyprylone, Sedulon, Tusseval
Legal status
CAS number  N
ATC code R05
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C9H15NO2 
Mol. mass 169.221 g/mol

Piperidione (trade name Sedulon) is a sedative drug, structurally related to methyprylon and pyrithyldione. It was previously marketed by Roche as a cough suppressant available in liquid form.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. ^ Wolff, P. O. (1949). "On Pethidine and Methadone Derivatives". Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2 (2): 193–204.  
  2. ^ Jacobs, S. (1948). "The Use of Piperidione as a Cough Sedative". Medical Times 76 (10): 445–447.  
  3. ^ Rimoldi, R.; Fioretti, M.; Bandella, M. (1985). "Use of an Antitussive Drug in Pulmonary Pathology". Bollettino Chimico Farmaceutico 124 (2): 1S–6S.  

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