Alphenal

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Alphenal
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Clinical data
Synonyms5-Phenyl-5-allylbarbituric acid
Routes of
administration
Oral
Legal status
Legal status
  • US: Rx-only, Schedule III
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
E number{{#property:P628}}
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC13H12N2O3
Molar mass244.246 g/mol

Alphenal is a barbiturate derivative invented in the 1960s. It has primarily anticonvulsant properties, and was used occasionally for the treatment of epilepsy or convulsions, although not as commonly as better known barbiturates such as phenobarbital. [1]

LD50: Mouse (Oral): 280 mg/kg

References

  1. Carissimi M, Nuovi Barbiturici Alogenati. Farmaco. Ediozione scientifica. 17(6):390-413. (1962).



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