Betahydroxyfentanyl

Jump to: navigation, search
Betahydroxyfentanyl
100px
Clinical data
Synonymsβ-hydroxyfentanyl
Legal status
Legal status
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
E number{{#property:P628}}
ECHA InfoCard{{#property:P2566}}Lua error in Module:EditAtWikidata at line 36: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC22H28N2O2
Molar mass352.47 g/mol

β-hydroxyfentanyl is an opioid analgesic that is an analogue of fentanyl.

β-hydroxyfentanyl was sold briefly on the black market in the early 1980s, before the introduction of the Federal Analog Act which for the first time attempted to control entire families of drugs based on their structural similarity rather than scheduling each drug individually as they appeared. [1]

β-hydroxyfentanyl has similar effects to fentanyl. Side effects of fentanyl analogues are similar to those of fentanyl itself, which include itching, nausea and potentially serious respiratory depression which can be life-threatening.

References

  1. Henderson GL. Designer Drugs: Past History and Future Prospects. Journal of Forensic Sciences 1988; 33(2):569-575

Linked-in.jpg