Alfetamine

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Alfetamine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-phenylpent-4-en-2-amine
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 4255-23-6 N
ATC code None
PubChem CID 20254
ChemSpider 19080 YesY
UNII Q3V87119BP YesY
Synonyms Alfetadrinum
Chemical data
Formula C11H15N 
Mol. mass 161.24 g/mol
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Alfetamine, or alpha-allyl-phenethylamine, is a chemical compound of the phenethylamine family. It was briefly investigated as a possible antidepressant in the early 1970s. Its activity profile was said to be very similar to imipramine and amitriptyline, two tricyclic antidepressants.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hitchens, J. T.; Orzechowski, R.; Goldstein, S.; Shemano, I. (1972). "Pharmacologic Evaluation of Aletamine (α-allylphenethylamine hydrochloride) as an Antidepressant". Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 21 (3): 302–314. doi:10.1016/0041-008X(72)90150-0. PMID 5063697.