Meprotixol
Clinical data
ATC code
Identifiers
  • 9-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-2-methoxy-9H-thioxanthen-9-ol
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC19H23NO2S
Molar mass329.46 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • O(c3cc2c(Sc1ccccc1C2(O)CCCN(C)C)cc3)C
  • InChI=1S/C19H23NO2S/c1-20(2)12-6-11-19(21)15-7-4-5-8-17(15)23-18-10-9-14(22-3)13-16(18)19/h4-5,7-10,13,21H,6,11-12H2,1-3H3 checkY
  • Key:LAYVFLWAVIGDLK-UHFFFAOYSA-N checkY
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Meprotixol is a cough suppressant.[1] It has also been used for the treatment of rheumatic diseases.[2]

References

  1. ^ Hougs W, Nielsen IM, Norn S, Nymark M (1966). "Pharmacology of a new antitussive agent: meprotixol (N 7020)". Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. 24 (1): 3–23. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0773.1966.tb00364.x. PMID 6012748.
  2. ^ Kogstad O (February 1974). "[Meprotixol (N 7020). Clinical experiences in rheumatic diseases]". Tidsskrift for den Norske Laegeforening. 94 (4): 212–4. PMID 4595469.