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Betahydroxyfentanyl



Betahydroxyfentanyl
Systematic (IUPAC) name
N-[1-(2-hydroxy-2-phenylethyl)piperidin-4-yl]

-N-phenylpropanamide

Identifiers
CAS number 78995-10-5
ATC code  ?
PubChem 62278
Chemical data
Formula C22H28N2O2 
Mol. mass 352.47 g/mol
Synonyms β-hydroxyfentanyl
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status

Schedule I(CA) Class A(UK) Schedule I(US)

Routes  ?

β-hydroxyfentanyl is an opioid analgesic that is an analogue of fentanyl.

Additional recommended knowledge

β-hydroxyfentanyl was sold briefly on the black market in the early 1980s, before the introduction of the Federal Analog Act which for the first time attempted to control entire families of drugs based on their structural similarity rather than scheduling each drug individually as they appeared. [1]

β-hydroxyfentanyl has similar effects to fentanyl. Side effects of fentanyl analogues are similar to those of fentanyl itself, which include itching, nausea and potentially serious respiratory depression which can be life-threatening.

References

  1. ^ Henderson GL. Designer Drugs: Past History and Future Prospects. Journal of Forensic Sciences 1988; 33(2):569-575


 
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