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Title: Meprotixol  
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number
ATC code R05
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C19H23NO2S 
Mol. mass 329.457 g/mol

Meprotixol is a cough suppressant.[1] It has also been used for the treatment of rheumatic diseases.[2]


  1. ^ Hougs, W.; Nielsen, I. M.; Norn, S.; Nymark, M. (1966). "Pharmacology of a new antitussive agent: Meprotixol (N 7020)". Acta pharmacologica et toxicologica 24 (1): 3–23. PMID 6012748. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0773.1966.tb00364.x. 
  2. ^ Kogstad, O. (1974). "Meprotixol (N 7020). Clinical experiences in rheumatic diseases". Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke 94 (4): 212–214. PMID 4595469. 

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