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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 26864-56-2
ATC code N05AG03
PubChem 33630
Chemical data
Formula C28H27ClF5NO 
Mol. mass 523.965
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Therapeutic considerations
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Penfluridol is a piperidine antipsychotic. It was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1968.


  • Janssen PA, Niemegeers CJ, Schellekens KH, Lenaerts FM, Verbruggen FJ, Van Nueten JM, Schaper WK., The pharmacology of penfluridol (R 16341) a new potent and orally long-acting neuroleptic drug, Eur J Pharmacol. 1970 Jul 15;11(2):139-54.
  • van Praag HM, Schut T, Dols L, van Schilfgaarden R., Controlled trial of penfluridol in acute psychosis,

Br Med J. 1971 Dec 18;4(5789):710-3.

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