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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 126-52-3
ATC code  ?
PubChem 3284
Chemical data
Formula C9H13NO2 
Mol. mass 167.205 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes Oral

Ethinamate (Valamin®, Valmid®) is a short-acting sedative-hypnotic medication used to treat insomnia. Regular use leads to tolerance, and it is usually not effective for more than 7 days. Prolonged use can lead to dependency.

Ethinamate has been replaced by other medicines (particularly benzodiazepines, and it is not available in the United States or Canada.

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