Bookmark and Share

Compound Summary for: CID 4064


Also known as: Amepromat; Meprospan; Equanil; Miltown; Meprobamat; Tranmep; Dapaz; Anathylmon; Meprocompren
Molecular Formula: C9H18N2O4   Molecular Weight: 218.25022   InChIKey: NPPQSCRMBWNHMW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A carbamate with hypnotic, sedative, and some muscle relaxant properties, although in therapeutic doses reduction of anxiety rather than a direct effect may be responsible for muscle relaxation. Meprobamate has been reported to have anticonvulsant actions against petit mal seizures, but not against grand mal seizures (which may be exacerbated). It is used in the treatment of ANXIETY DISORDERS, and also for the short-term management of INSOMNIA but has largely been superseded by the BENZODIAZEPINES. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p603)   From: MeSH
Show subcontent titlesTable of Contents
Related Records
show all 3 sub-sections (Related Compounds with Annotation, Related Compounds, Related Substances)
Use and Manufacturing
Biomedical Effects and Toxicity
Safety and Handling
Environmental Fate and Exposure Potential
Exposure Standards and Regulations
Monitoring and Analysis Methods
Biomolecular Interactions and Pathways
Biological Test Results
Chemical and Physical Properties
_ _