Dimethazan

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Dimethazan
Skeletal formula of dimethazan
Space-filling model of the dimethazan molecule
Clinical data
Synonyms1,3-dimethyl-7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)xanthine;
7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)theophylline
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
  • none
Legal status
Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
ECHA InfoCard100.007.516 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC11H17N5O2
Molar mass251.29 g/mol g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

Dimethazan (Elidin) is a stimulant drug of the xanthine class related to caffeine and theophylline.[1] It also has tranquilizing and respiratory-stimulating effects and has been sold as an antidepressant.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b BATTERMAN RC, GROSSMAN AJ, LEIFER P, MOURATOFF GJ (August 1958). "Central nervous system stimulation and sedation with dimethazan". The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 236 (2): 162–7. PMID 13559232.
  2. ^ O'Neil, Maryadele J. (2001). The Merck index: an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Rahway, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories. ISBN 0-911910-13-1.