|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|methyl (1R,2R,3S,5S)-3-(4-fluorobenzoyloxy)-8-methyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1] octane-2-carboxylate|
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4'-Fluorococaine is a tropane derivative drug which is a synthetic analogue of cocaine. Unlike related compounds such as the corresponding 4'-fluorophenyltropane derivative CFT and the 2'-hydroxy analogue salicylmethylecgonine, 4'-fluorococaine has only around the same potency as cocaine as an inhibitor of dopamine reuptake, but conversely it is a much stronger serotonin reuptake inhibitor than cocaine, resulting in a significantly altered pharmacological profile in animal studies.
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