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Chemical Chlormethiazole

Name Chlormethiazole
CAS Type 1 Name Thiazole, 5-(2-chloroethyl)-4-methyl-
Equivalent Terms Clomethiazole | Distraneurin
CAS Registry Number 533-45-9
Definition A sedative and anticonvulsant often used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal. Chlormethiazole has also been proposed as a neuroprotective agent. The mechanism of its therapeutic activity is not entirely clear, but it does potentiate GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptors response and it may also affect glycine receptors.
Structure Chlormethiazole
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MeSH® ID D002719
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  5-(1-hydroxyethyl)-4-methylthiazole
  5-acetyl-4-methylthiazole
  clomethiazole edisylate