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Title: Spirobarbital  
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Subject: CGS-8216, CP-615,003, Heptobarbital, Nealbarbital, Probarbital
Collection: Barbiturates, Gabaa Receptor Positive Allosteric Modulators, Spiro Compounds
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS Registry Number  YesY
ATC code None
Synonyms 5-spiro-(2'-ethyl-3'-5'-dimethyl-cyclopentyl)barbituric acid
Chemical data
Formula C12H18N2O3
Molecular mass 238.282 g/mol

Spirobarbital is a barbiturate derivative developed by Eli Lilly in the 1940s.[1] It has hypnotic and sedative effects, and has a moderate potential for abuse.[2]


  1. ^ US Patent 2561688
  2. ^ Isbell H, Chrusciel TS. Dependence Liability of Non-Narcotic Drugs. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation 1970; 43: Supplement.

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