Tetronal

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Tetronal
Tetronal.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3,3-bis(ethylsulfonyl)pentane
Clinical data
Legal status Schedule III (US)
Identifiers
CAS number 2217-59-6
ATC code ?
PubChem CID 75197
Chemical data
Formula C9H20O4S2 
Mol. mass 256.383 g/mol
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Tetronal is a sedative-hypnotic[1] and anesthetic drug with GABAergic actions[citation needed]. It is not as effective as trional.[2]

History[edit]

Tetronal was prepared and introduced by Eugen Baumann and Alfred Kast in 1888.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (1907). Merck's 1907 Index. N. Y.: Merck & Co., p. 436.
  2. ^ Coblentz, Virgil (1908). The Newer Remedies.
    Boston: Apothecary Publishing Co., p. 123.
  3. ^ Drinkwater, H. (1924). Fifty years of medical progress, 1873-1922.
    New York: The Macmillan Company, p. 40.