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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 15351-09-4
ATC code  ?
PubChem 71872
Chemical data
Formula C11H15NO 
Mol. mass 177.243
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Therapeutic considerations
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Dimethylcathinone (Metamfepramone, Dimethylpropion) is a stimulant drug related to cathinone and methcathinone.

It is a dialkylaminopropiophenone that can be synthesized from α-bromopropiophenone and dimethylamine.

Dimethylcathinone was evaluated as an appetite suppressant and for the treatment of hypotension (low blood presure) but was never widely marketed.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Soholing WE. Therapy of the orthostatic syndrome. Studies using dimepropion-HCl. Fortschritte der Medizin. (German) 1982 Feb 18;100(7):289-93.

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