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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 2537-29-3
ATC code N05CA22
PubChem 17336
Chemical data
Formula C10H14N2O4 
Mol. mass 226.229 g/mol
Synonyms Proxibarbital, Centralgol, Ipronal, 5-Allyl-5-(β-hydroxypropyl)barbituric acid
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Proxibarbital (Ipronal) is a barbiturate derivative invented in the 1970s. It has sedative, hypnotic and anticonvulsant properties, and was used in the treatment of migraine headaches in a similar manner to butalbital.[1]


  1. ^ Sulman FG, Pfeifer Y, Tal E. Migraine therapy by enzyme induction with proxibarbital (German). Therapie die Gegenwart. 1976 Dec;115(12):2088-103.

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