Butamben

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Butamben
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Butyl 4-aminobenzoate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com Micromedex Detailed Consumer Information
Routes of
administration
Topical
Identifiers
CAS Number 94-25-7 YesY
ATC code none
PubChem CID 2482
ChemSpider 2388 YesY
UNII EFW857872Q YesY
KEGG D00730
ChEBI CHEBI:3231
ChEMBL CHEMBL127516 YesY
Synonyms n-butyl p-aminobenzoate
Chemical data
Formula C11H15NO2
Molar mass 193.242 g/mol
Physical data
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