Dimethazan

Title: Dimethazan
CAS Registry Number: 519-30-2
CAS Name: 7-[2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl]-3,7-dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione
Additional Names: 7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)theophylline; 1,3-dimethyl-7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)xanthine
Trademarks: Elidin (Endo)
Molecular Formula: C11H17N5O2
Molecular Weight: 251.28
Percent Composition: C 52.58%, H 6.82%, N 27.87%, O 12.73%
Literature References: Prepn from theophylline and dimethyl-2-chloroethylamine: Moussalli et al., GB 669070 (1952), C.A. 47, 5435i (1953); Klosa, Arch. Pharm. 288, 301 (1955). Pharmacology: Balatre, Merlen, Therapie 11, 1146 (1956); Yago, Jpn. Circ. J. 26, 407 (1962).
Properties: Solid, mp 95°.
Melting point: mp 95°
Derivative Type: Hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C11H17N5O2.HCl
Molecular Weight: 287.75
Percent Composition: C 45.91%, H 6.31%, N 24.34%, O 11.12%, Cl 12.32%
Properties: mp 260°.
Melting point: mp 260°
Therap-Cat: Antidepressant.
Keywords: Antidepressant; Bicyclics.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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Dimethazan
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)-1,3-dimethyl-purine-2,6-dione
Clinical data
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 519-30-2
ATC code None
PubChem CID 10612
ChemSpider 10167
UNII H943V308AD YesY
Synonyms 1,3-dimethyl-7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)xanthine;
7-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)theophylline
Chemical data
Formula C11H17N5O2 
Mol. mass 251.29 g/mol

Dimethazan (Elidin) is a stimulant drug of the xanthine class related to caffeine and theophylline.[1] It also has tranquilizing and respiratory-stimulating effects and has been sold as an antidepressant.[1][2]