Etiracetam

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Etiracetam
Etiracetam structure.svg
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Clinical data
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
  • none
Legal status
Legal status
  • US: Unscheduled
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.111.445
Chemical and physical data
Formula C8H14N2O2
Molar mass 170.209 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
Chirality Racemic mixture
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Etiracetam is a chemical compound belonging to the racetam family, which was developed as a nootropic drug. It is racemic; its biologically active enantiomeric form is levetiracetam, now marketed as an antiepileptic drug.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sara, S. J. (1980). "Memory retrieval deficits: Alleviation by etiracetam, a nootropic drug". Psychopharmacology. 68 (3): 235–41. doi:10.1007/bf00428109. PMID 6771807.