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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(2-diethylaminoethoxy)ethyl 1-phenylcyclopentane-1-carboxylate
CAS number 77-23-6
ATC code R05DB05
PubChem 2562
Chemical data
Formula C20H31NO3 
Mol. mass 333.465 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status


Routes Oral, rectal

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