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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 52042-01-0
ATC code  ?
PubChem 65445
Chemical data
Formula C19H18ClFN2O3S 
Mol. mass 408.87
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
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Elfazepam is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. Presumably it has sedative and anxiolytic actions like those of other benzodiazepines. It has appetite stimulating properties in animals.[1][2]


  1. ^ Baile CA, McLaughlin CL. A review of the behavioral and physiological responses to elfazepam, a chemical feed intake stimulant. Journal of Animal Science. 1979 Nov;49(5):1371-95.
  2. ^ Baile CA, Naylor J, McLaughlin CL, Catanzaro CA. Endotoxin-elicited fever and anorexia and elfazepam-stimulated feeding in sheep. Physiology and Behaviour. 1981 Aug;27(2):271-7.


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