Piminodine

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Piminodine
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Clinical data
SynonymsPiminodine, Alvodine
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
E number{{#property:P628}}
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC23H30N2O2
Molar mass366.497 g/mol

Piminodine (Alvodine) is an opioid analgesic that is an analogue of pethidine (meperidine).[1] It was used in medicine briefly during the 1960s and 70s, but has largely fallen out of clinical use.

Piminodine has similar effects to other opioids, and produces analgesia, sedation and euphoria. Side effects can include itching, nausea and potentially serious respiratory depression which can be life-threatening.[2][3]


References

  1. Sim E, Dimoglo A, Shvets N, Ahsen V. Electronic-topological study of the structure-activity relationships in a series of piperidine morphinomimetics. Current Medicinal Chemistry. 2002 Aug;9(16):1537-45.
  2. Dekornfeld TJ, Lasagna L. The analgesic potency of piminodine (alvodine). Journal of Chronic Diseases. 1960 Aug;12:252-7.
  3. Woods LA, Deneau GA, Bennett DR, Domino EF, Seevers MH. A comparison of the pharmacology of two potent analgesic agents, piminodine (Win 14,098-2) and Win 13,797, with morphine and meperidine. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 1961 May;3:358-79.



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