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Title: Moclobemide
CAS Registry Number: 71320-77-9
CAS Name: 4-Chloro-N-[2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl]benzamide
Additional Names: p-chloro-N-(2-morpholinoethyl)benzamide
Manufacturers' Codes: Ro-11-1163
Trademarks: Aurorix (Roche); Manerix (Roche); Moclamine (Roche)
Molecular Formula: C13H17ClN2O2
Molecular Weight: 268.74
Percent Composition: C 58.10%, H 6.38%, Cl 13.19%, N 10.42%, O 11.91%
Literature References: Reversible monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) inhibitor. Prepn: W. Burkard, P.-C. Wyss, DE 2706179; US 4210754 (1977, 1980 both to Hoffmann-La Roche). Gas chromatography: K. P. Maguire et al., J. Chromatogr. 278, 429 (1983). Human pharmacokinetics: F. A. Wiesel et al., Eur. J. Clin. Pharmacol. 28, 89 (1985). Clinical study: J. K. Larsen et al., Acta Psychiatr. Scand. 70, 254 (1984). Review of pharmacology: W. P. Burkard et al., J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 248, 391-399 (1989); of neurochemical profile: M. DaPrada et al., ibid. 400-414.
Properties: Crystals from isopropanol, mp 137°. LD50 in rats (mg/kg): 707 orally (Burkard, Wyss).
Melting point: mp 137°
Toxicity data: LD50 in rats (mg/kg): 707 orally (Burkard, Wyss)
Derivative Type: Hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C13H18Cl2N2O2
Molecular Weight: 305.20
Percent Composition: C 51.16%, H 5.94%, Cl 23.23%, N 9.18%, O 10.48%
Properties: Crystals from isopropanol, mp 208°.
Melting point: mp 208°
Therap-Cat: Antidepressant.
Keywords: Antidepressant; Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor.

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