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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 58662-84-3
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PubChem 3033985
Chemical data
Formula C16H12ClN3O3 
Mol. mass 329.74
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Meclonazepam ((S)-3-methylclonazepam) is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative similar in structure to clonazepam. It has sedative and anxiolytic actions like those of other benzodiazepines,[1] and also has anti-parasitic effects against the parasitic worm Schistosoma mansoni.[2]


  1. ^ Ansseau M, Doumont A, Thiry D, von Frenckell R, Collard J. Initial study of methylclonazepam in generalized anxiety disorder. Evidence for greater power in the cross-over design. Psychopharmacology (Berlin). 1985;87(2):130-5.
  2. ^ O'Boyle C, Lambe R, Darragh A. Central effects in man of the novel schistosomicidal benzodiazepine meclonazepam. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 1985;29(1):105-8.


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