Oxazolam

Title: Oxazolam
CAS Registry Number: 27167-30-2
CAS Name: 10-Chloro-2,3,7,11b-tetrahydro-2-methyl-11b-phenyloxazolo[3,2-d][1,4]benzodiazepin-6(5H)-one
Additional Names: 10-chloro-2,3,5,6,7,11b-hexahydro-2-methyl-11b-phenylbenzo[6,7]-1,4-diazepino[5,4-b]oxazol-6-one; oxazolazepam
Trademarks: Hializan (Pharma Investi); Serenal (Sankyo); Tranquit (Promonta)
Molecular Formula: C18H17ClN2O2
Molecular Weight: 328.79
Percent Composition: C 65.75%, H 5.21%, Cl 10.78%, N 8.52%, O 9.73%
Literature References: Prepn: Tachikawa et al., DE 1812252; eidem, US 3772371 (1969, 1973 to Sankyo). Synthesis and pharmacology: Miyadera et al., J. Med. Chem. 14, 520 (1971). Metabolism studies: Shindo et al., Chem. Pharm. Bull. 19, 60 (1971); Yasumura et al., ibid. 1929.
Properties: Crystals, mp 186-188°. Sol in chloroform; slightly sol in ethanol. Practically insol in water.
Melting point: mp 186-188°
NOTE: This is a controlled substance (depressant): 21 CFR, 1308.14.
Therap-Cat: Anxiolytic.
Keywords: Anxiolytic; Benzodiazepine Derivatives.
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Oxazolam
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Identifiers
CAS number 24143-17-7 YesY
ATC code None
PubChem CID 62779
ChemSpider 56519 YesY
UNII 1V2WI2NA1C YesY
KEGG D01278 YesY
Synonyms Oxazolazepam
Chemical data
Formula C18H17ClN2O2 
Mol. mass 328.80
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Oxazolam[1] is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. It is a prodrug for desmethyldiazepam.[2]