Normethadone

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Normethadone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
6-dimethylamino-4,4-diphenyl-hexan-3-one
Clinical data
Trade names Cophylac
Legal status Prohibited (S9) (AU) Schedule I (CA) Schedule I (US)
Identifiers
CAS number 467-85-6 N
847-84-7 (HCl)
ATC code R05DA06
PubChem CID 10090
ChemSpider 9687 YesY
UNII KR2L2A68XL YesY
KEGG D07384 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL346331 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C20H25NO 
Mol. mass 295.419 g/mol
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Normethadone (INN, BAN; brand names Cophylac, Dacartil, Eucopon, Mepidon, Noramidone, Normedon, and others), also known as desmethylmethadone or phenyldimazone, is a synthetic opioid analgesic and antitussive agent.[1][citation needed] Similarly to methadone, normethadone has a long duration and a slow onset of action, and is approximately between one- and two-thirds as potent in comparison.[citation needed]

Normethadone is listed under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961 and resultantly is a Schedule I Narcotic controlled substance in the United States, with a DEA ACSCN of 9635 and an annual manufacturing quota of 2 grammes.

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  1. ^ F.. Macdonald (1997). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. CRC Press. p. 711. ISBN 978-0-412-46630-4. Retrieved 17 May 2012.