Furfenorex

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Furfenorex
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(RS)-N-(furan-2-ylmethyl)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 13445-60-8 YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID 26762
ChemSpider 24935 YesY
UNII X83CZ0Y5TF YesY
Chemical data
Formula C15H19NO 
Mol. mass 229.317 g/mol
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Furfenorex (Frugalan), also known as furfurylmethylamphetamine, is a stimulant drug which was developed in the 1960s and used as an appetite suppressant.[1] It produces methamphetamine as a metabolite,[2] and is no longer marketed, due to possible problems with abuse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boissier, JR; Dumont, C; Ratouis, R; Moisy, D (1967). "Pharmacologic study of an anorexigenic agent: furfenorex". Archives internationales de pharmacodynamie et de therapie 167 (1): 150–62. PMID 6035092. 
  2. ^ Marsel, J; Döring, G; Remberg, G; Spiteller, G (1972). "Methamphetamine--a metabolite of the anorectics Benzphetamine and Furfenorex". Zeitschrift fur Rechtsmedizin. Journal of legal medicine 70 (4): 245–50. doi:10.1007/BF02079690. PMID 5084766.