Chlormethiazole Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Chlormethiazole Properties


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Chlormethiazole is a sedative and hypnotic that is widely used in treating and preventing symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal. It is a drug which is structurally related to thiamine but acts like a sedative, hypnotic, muscle relaxant and anticonvulsant. It is also used for the management of agitation, restlessness, short-term insomnia and Parkinson's disease in the elderly.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Heminevrin;Nevrin
CAS Number 533-45-9
Density 1.218 g/cm3
EINECS Number 208-565-7
IUPAC Name 5-(2-Chloroethyl)-4-methyl-1,3-thiazole
InChI 1S/C6H8ClNS/c1-5-6(2-3-7)9-4-8-5/h4H,2-3H2,1H3
Molar Mass 161.653 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H8ClNS
Synonyms Thiazole,5-(2-chloroethyl)-4-methyl-;Clomethiazole;Chlormethiazole;4-Methyl-5-(b-chloroethyl)thiazole;5-(2-Chloroethyl)-4-methylthiazole;5-(b-Chloroethyl)-4-methylthiazole;Chlorethiazol;Chlorethiazole; uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X