Narcobarbital
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Clinical data
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Identifiers
  • 5-(2-bromoprop-2-en-1-yl)-5-isopropyl-1-methylpyrimidine-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-trione
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC11H15BrN2O3
Molar mass303.156 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • O=C1N(C(=O)NC(=O)C1(CC(\Br)=C)C(C)C)C
  • InChI=1S/C11H15BrN2O3/c1-6(2)11(5-7(3)12)8(15)13-10(17)14(4)9(11)16/h6H,3,5H2,1-2,4H3,(H,13,15,17) checkY
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Narcobarbital (Pronarcon) is a barbiturate derivative developed in 1932 by Carl Heinrich Friedrich Boedecker and Heinrich Gruber Schoneberg, assignors to the firm J. D. Riedel-E. de Haën AG, Berlin, Germany. Later, in 1937, may, was patented in United States.[1] It is an N-methylated derivative of propallylonal and has similar sedative effects. It is still used in veterinary medicine for inducing surgical anaesthesia.[2]


References

  1. ^ US Patent 2080071
  2. ^ N/A (1999). "Position Paper on availability of Veterinary Medicines agreed on 17 March 1999" (PDF (Public access)). Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products: 3–8.