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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 519-88-0
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PubChem 10616
Chemical data
Formula C17H28N2O2 
Mol. mass 292.417
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Therapeutic considerations
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Ambucetamide is an antispasmodic found to be particularly effective for the relief of menstrual pain. It was discovered in 1953 by Paul Janssen.


  • Hoekstra JB, Fisher DS, Cull KM, Tisch DE, Dickison HL., Studies with a uterine antispasmodic, ambucetamide, J Am Pharm Assoc Am Pharm Assoc (Baltim). 1957 Sep;46(9):564-8.
  • Pickles VR, Clitheroe HJ., The effects of ambucetamide on human myometrial and other preparations, and its antagonism to the menstrual stimulant, Br J Pharmacol Chemother. 1960 Mar;15:128-30.
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