Mephentermine

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Mephentermine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
N,2-dimethyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine
Clinical data
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number 100-92-5 YesY
ATC code C01CA11
PubChem CID 3677
DrugBank DB01365
ChemSpider 3549 YesY
UNII TEZ91L71V4 YesY
KEGG D08180 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1201234 N
Synonyms methyl(2-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-yl)amine
Chemical data
Formula C11H17N 
Mol. mass 163.259 g/mol
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Mephentermine is a cardiac stimulant. It was formerly used in Wyamine nasal decongestant inhalers and before that as a stimulant in psychiatry.

It has been used as a treatment for hypotension.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WHITTINGTON RM (May 1963). "Mephentemine Sulphate as a Hypertensive Agent in General Practice". J Coll Gen Pract 6 (2): 336–7. PMC 1878111. PMID 14000433.