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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 64-65-3
ATC code R07AB05
PubChem 2310
Chemical data
Formula C8H13NO2 
Mol. mass 155.2 g/mol
Synonyms Methetharimide
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
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Bemegride is a CNS stimulant and antidote for barbiturate poisoning. As a stimulant is approximately as potent as phendimetrazine or pemoline.

Bemegride is also known as Megimide.

John Bodkin Adams case

For more details on this topic, see John Bodkin Adams#Gertrude Hullett.

Bemegride is noted in legal history as the drug suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams failed to prescribe to his patient Gertrude Hullett. She died of a barbiturate overdose on 23 July 1956.

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