Butamben

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Butamben
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Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Micromedex Detailed Consumer Information
Routes of
administration
Topical
ATC code
  • none
Identifiers
Synonyms n-butyl p-aminobenzoate
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.107
Chemical and physical data
Formula C11H15NO2
Molar mass 193.242 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
Melting point 58 °C (136 °F)
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Butamben is a local anesthetic. It is the ester of 4-aminobenzoic acid and butanol.[1] A white, odourless, crystalline powder. that is mildy soluble in water (1 part in 7000) and soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, fixed oils, and dilute acids. It slowly hydrolyses when boiled with water. Synonyms include Butamben, Butilaminobenzoato, and Butoforme. Proprietary names includes Alvogil in Spain and Alvogyl in Switzerland. It is one of three components in the topical anesthetic Cetacaine.


References[edit]

  1. ^ drugs.com Butamben