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|Legal status||Rx-only, Schedule III (US)|
|Mol. mass||244.246 g/mol|
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Alphenal is a barbiturate derivative developed in the 1920s. 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.
LD50: Mouse (Oral): 280 mg/kg
- DE Patent 526854
- Carissimi M, Nuovi Barbiturici Alogenati. Farmaco. Ediozione scientifica. 17(6):390-413. (1962).
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