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ATC code none
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  • ℞ (Prescription only)
CAS Number 24558-01-8 YesY
PubChem (CID) 15706387
ChemSpider 32702188
Chemical and physical data
Formula C14H19NO2
Molar mass 233.31 g/mol
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Levophacetoperane (Lidépran, Phacétoperane) is a psychostimulant developed by Rhône-Poulenc in the 1950s.[1] The drug has been used as an antidepressant and anorectic.[2][3] It is the reverse ester of methylphenidate.

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  1. Joseph Nicole Marie; Jacob Robert Michel (15 March 1960). "Patent US 2928835 - New esters". Rhône-Poulenc.
  2. Delbeke, F. T.; Debackere, M. (26 March 1975). "Isolation and detection of methylphenidate, phacetoperane and some other sympatomimetic central nervous stimulants with special reference to doping". Journal of Chromatography A. 106 (2): 412–417. doi:10.1016/S0021-9673(00)93853-6. PMID 239015 via ScienceDirect.
  3. Eric Konofal; Bruno Figadere (5 February 2015). "Patent Application US 20150038533 - Phacetoperane for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder". Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris.

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