Levopropoxyphene

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Chemical structure of Levopropoxyphene

Levopropoxyphene

Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(2R,3S)-4-dimethylamino-3-methyl-
1,2-diphenyl-butan-2-yl]propanoate
Identifiers
PubChem         200742
Chemical data
Formula C22H29NO2 
Molar mass 339.471
Complete data

Levopropoxyphene is an antitussive.

It is an optical isomer of Dextropropoxyphene. The racemic mixture is called Propoxyphene. Only the dextro-isomer (Dextropropoxyphene) has an analgesic effect; the levo-isomer appears to exert only an antitussive effect.





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