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|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|ethyl 1-[2-(benzyloxy)ethyl]- 4-phenylpiperidine- 4-carboxylate|
|Legal status||Prohibited (S9) (AU) Schedule I (CA) Class A (UK) Schedule I (US)|
|Mol. mass||367.481 g/mol|
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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.
- Maul C, Buschmann H, Sundermann B. Opioids: 3.3 Synthetic Opioids. Analgesics 2005; 159-169. ISBN 978-3-527-30403-5
- Cahal DA, Dare JG, Keith D. A Sequential Trial of Analgesics in Labour. International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1961; 68(1): 88–93.
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