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Isomethadol is a narcotic drug with a number of stereoisomers (viz. alpha and beta forms of dextro, laevo, and racemic isomers for a total of six) produced by the reduction of d,l-isomethadone with lithium aluminium hydride. It was first produced in the United States in 1948. The salt used in research is the hydrochloride.
- Journal of Organic Chemistry 17: 1210–15. 1952.
- Merck Index, 11th edition, 5068
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