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Parafluorofentanyl



Parafluorofentanyl
Systematic (IUPAC) name
N-(4-fluorophenyl)-N-(1-phenethyl-4-piperidyl)propanamide
Identifiers
CAS number 90736-23-5
ATC code  ?
PubChem 62300
Chemical data
Formula C22H27FN2O 
Mol. mass 354.461 g/mol
Synonyms Para-fluorofentanyl
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
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Legal status

Schedule I(CA) Class A(UK) Schedule I(US)

Routes  ?

Para-fluorofentanyl is an opioid analgesic that is an analogue of fentanyl.

Additional recommended knowledge

Para-fluorofentanyl was sold briefly on the black market in the early 1980s, before the introduction of the Federal Analog Act which for the first time attempted to control entire families of drugs based on their structural similarity rather than scheduling each drug individually as they appeared. [1] Para-fluorofentanyl is made with the same synthetic route as fentanyl, but by substituting para-fluoroaniline for aniline in the synthesis.

Para-fluorofentanyl has similar effects to fentanyl. Side effects of fentanyl analogues are similar to those of fentanyl itself, which include itching, nausea and potentially serious respiratory depression which can be life-threatening.

References

  1. ^ Henderson GL. Designer Drugs: Past History and Future Prospects. Journal of Forensic Sciences 1988; 33(2):569-575


 
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