CAS No.100-92-5 Mephentermine

Mephentermine

Identification
Name Mephentermine
CAS Registry Number 100-92-5
Synonyms 2-Methyl-2-methylamino-1-phenylpropane;2-Methylamino-2-methyl-1-phenylpropane;Mefenterdrin;Mefentermin;Mephenterdrine;Mephenterdrinum;Mephetedrine;Mephine
Molecular Structure Mephentermine  100-92-5
Molecular Formula C11H17N
Molecular Weight 163.26

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Mephentermine
Mephentermine.svg
Clinical data
Synonyms methyl(2-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-yl)amine
Routes of
administration
IM/IV
ATC code
  • C01CA11 (WHO)
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolism Rapidly demethylated in the body followed by hydroxylation.
Excretion Via urine (as unchanged and metabolites); more rapid in acidic urine.
Identifiers
CAS Number
  • 100-92-5 YesY
PubChem CID
  • 3677
IUPHAR/BPS
  • 7222
DrugBank
  • DB01365 YesY
ChemSpider
  • 3549 YesY
UNII
  • TEZ91L71V4
KEGG
  • D08180 YesY
ChEMBL
  • CHEMBL1201234 N
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.638
Chemical and physical data
Formula C11H17N
Molar mass 163.259 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
  • Interactive image
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Mephentermine is a cardiac stimulant. It was formerly used in Wyamine nasal decongestant inhalers and before that as a stimulant in psychiatry.

It has been used as a treatment for low blood pressure.[1]

ATC Classification: C01CA11 - mephentermine ; Belongs to the class of adrenergic and dopaminergic cardiac stimulants excluding glycosides. Used in the treatment of heart failure.