Chloromorphide

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Chloromorphide
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Clinical data
SynonymsChloromorphide, α-Chloromorphide
Identifiers
PubChem CID
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC17H18ClNO2
Molar mass303.78 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

Chloromorphide (α-Chloromorphide) is an opiate analogue that is an derivative of morphine, where the 6-hydroxy group has been replaced by chlorine. It is around 10x the potency of morphine.[1] It has similar effects to morphine such as sedation, analgesia and respiratory depression.


References

  1. Yeh HJC, Wilson RS, Klee WA, Jacobson AE. J Pharm Sci 1976; 65: 902.




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