Clinical data
ATC code R05DB22 (WHO)
CAS Number 4295-63-0
PubChem (CID) 71195
ChemSpider 64331 YesY
KEGG D07394 YesY
Chemical and physical data
Formula C19H23NO2S
Molar mass 329.457 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

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. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0773.1966.tb00364.x. PMID 6012748.
  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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