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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(2-diethylaminoethoxy)ethyl 2-phenylbutanoate
CAS number 18109-80-3
ATC code R05DB13
PubChem 28892
Chemical data
Formula C18H29NO3 
Mol. mass 307.428 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 98%
Metabolism  ?
Half life 6 hours
Excretion 90% renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
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Butamirate (or brospamin) is a non-opioid central cough suppressant. It acts on the cough center in the medulla oblongata. It does noc cause respiratory suppression, so should be safer than codeine.

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