Clortermine

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Clortermine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-methylpropan-2-amine
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat. ?
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 10389-73-8 N
ATC code None
PubChem CID 25223
DrugBank DB01527
ChemSpider 23558 YesY
UNII 4FA88HM3IX YesY
KEGG D03566 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1697833 N
Synonyms 2-chloro-α,α-dimethylphenethylamine;
2-chloro-α-methylamphetamine;
2-chlorophentermine
Chemical data
Formula C10H14ClN 
Mol. mass 183.68 g/mol
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Clortermine (Voranil) was developed by Ciba in the 1960s[1] and is an anorectic drug of the amphetamine class.[2] It is the 2-chloro analogue of the better known appetite suppressant phentermine, and is the 2-chloro positional isomer of chlorphentermine. Clortermine produces very low rates of self-administration in animals similarly to chlorphentermine,[3] and as a result it likely does not act on dopamine. Instead, it may act as a serotonin and/or norepinephrine releasing agent.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ US patent 3415937, "The Suppression of Appetite with 1-(o-Chlorophenyl)-2-Methyl-2-Propylamine" 
  2. ^ Triggle, D. J. (1996). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall / CRC. ISBN 0-412-46630-9. 
  3. ^ Sannerud, C. A.; Brady, J. V.; Griffiths, R. R. (1989). "Self-Injection in Baboons of Amphetamines and Related Designer Drugs". NIDA Research Monograph 94: 30–42. PMID 2514366.