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IUPAC name 1-methyl-4-(8-methylsulfanyl-5,6-dihydrobenzo[b][1]benzothiepin-6-yl)piperazine
CAS number
PubChem 4106
MeSH Methiothepin
SMILES CSc1ccc2c(C(N3CCN(C)CC3)Cc4ccccc4S2)c1
Molecular formula C20H24N2S2
Molar mass 356.548 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Methiothepin is a synthetic compound, that acts on subsets of both 5-HT receptors[1] and dopamine receptors[2] and is used as an antipsychotic.


  1. ^ Monachon MA, Burkard WP, Jalfre M, Haefely W (1972). "Blockade of central 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors by methiothepin". Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol. 274 (2): 192–7. PMID 4340797.
  2. ^ Dall'Olio R, Vaccheri A, Montanaro N (1985). "Reduced head-twitch response to quipazine of rats previously treated with methiothepin: possible involvement of dopaminergic system". Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 23 (1): 43–8. PMID 2994121.
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