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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 115-43-5
ATC code  ?
PubChem 8274
Chemical data
Formula C13H12N2O3 
Mol. mass 244.246 g/mol
Synonyms 5-Phenyl-5-allylbarbituric acid
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status


Routes Oral

Alphenal is a barbiturate derivative invented in the 1960s. It has primarily anticonvulsant properties, and was used occasionally for the treatment of epilepsy or convulsions, although not as commonly as better known barbiturates such as phenobarbital. [1]

LD50: Mouse (Oral): 280 mg/kg


  1. ^ Carissimi M, Nuovi Barbiturici Alogenati. Farmaco. Ediozione scientifica. 17(6):390-413. (1962).

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