Benzethidine

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Benzethidine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
ethyl 1-[2-(benzyloxy)ethyl]- 4-phenylpiperidine- 4-carboxylate
Clinical data
Legal status Prohibited (S9) (AU) Schedule I (CA) Class A (UK) Schedule I (US)
Identifiers
CAS number 3691-78-9
ATC code None
PubChem CID 62516
DrugBank DB01518
ChemSpider 56290 YesY
UNII X0I74BAR02 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL2104234
Chemical data
Formula C23H29NO3 
Mol. mass 367.481 g/mol
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Benzethidine is a 4-phenylpiperidine derivative that is related to the opioid analgesic drug pethidine (meperidine, or Demerol).[1]

Benzethidine is not currently used in medicine and is a Class A/Schedule I drug which is controlled under UN drug conventions. It has similar effects to other opioid derivatives, such as analgesia, sedation, nausea and respiratory depression.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maul C, Buschmann H, Sundermann B. Opioids: 3.3 Synthetic Opioids. Analgesics 2005; 159-169. ISBN 978-3-527-30403-5
  2. ^ Cahal DA, Dare JG, Keith D. A Sequential Trial of Analgesics in Labour. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1961; 68(1): 88–93.

UNODC Bulletin on Narcotics 1961