Normethadone

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Not to be confused with normethandrone.
Normethadone
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
6-dimethylamino-4,4-diphenyl-hexan-3-one
Clinical data
Trade names Cophylac
Legal status
Legal status
Identifiers
CAS Number 467-85-6 N
847-84-7 (HCl)
ATC code R05DA06 (WHO)
PubChem CID 10090
ChemSpider 9687 YesY
UNII KR2L2A68XL YesY
KEGG D07384 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL346331 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C20H25NO
Molar mass 295.419 g/mol
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Normethadone (INN, BAN; brand names Cophylac, Dacartil, Eucopon, Mepidon, Noramidone, Normedon, and others), also known as desmethylmethadone or phenyldimazone, is a synthetic opioid analgesic and antitussive agent.[citation needed] Normethadone is listed under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs 1961 and is an Schedule I Narcotic controlled substance in the United States, with a DEA ACSCN of 9635 and an annual manufacturing quota of 2 grams.[1] The salts in use are the hydrobromide (free base conversion ratio 0.785), hydrochloride (0.890), methyliodide (0.675), oxalate (0.766), picrate (0.563), and the 2,6-ditertbutylnapthalindisulphonate (0.480) [2]

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  1. ^ http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/fed_regs/quotas/2014/fr0825.htm
  2. ^ A-Z Encyclopaedia of Alcohol & Drug Abuse, pp 470