Amylocaine

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Amylocaine
Amylocaine.png
Names
IUPAC name
benzoic acid [1-(dimethylaminomethyl)-1-methylpropyl] ester
Identifiers
644-26-8 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL1740065
ChemSpider 10312 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG D07454 YesY
PubChem 10767
UNII QRW683O56T YesY
Properties
C14H21NO2
Molar mass 235.32204
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Amylocaine was the first synthetic local anesthetic. It was synthesized and patented under the name Stovaine by Ernest Fourneau at the Pasteur Institute in 1903.[1] It was formerly used mostly in spinal anesthesia.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Fourneau, E. (1904). "Stovaïne, anesthésique local". Bulletin des sciences pharmacologiques. 10: 141-148.
  2. ^ Debue-Barazer, Christine (2007). "Les Implications scientifiques et industrielles du succès de la Stovaïne : Ernest Fourneau (1872-1949) et la chimie des médicaments en France". Gesnerus 64 (1-2): 24-53.

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