Clinical data
ATC code none
Synonyms Ottodrina, Vaporpac, Amidrine, 2-Amino-6-methylheptane, 1,5-Dimethylhexylamine, 6-Methyl-2-heptylamine, 2-Heptanamine, & 6-methyl.[1]
CAS Number 543-82-8 N
PubChem (CID) 10982
ChemSpider 10517
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.047
Chemical and physical data
Formula C8H19N
Molar mass 129.24 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Octodrine is a stimulant drug whose pharmacology was briefly studied in the early 1950s.[2] A platinum complex form of the molecule was also investigated as a possible anti-tumor drug.[3]

See also


  1. Octodrine. PubChem. . URL:https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=10982. Accessed: 11-26-2012. (Backed-up via FileRose at http://filerose.com/ziicsw14idbs/Octodrine_-_PubChem.pdf)
  2. Semenza, F. Contribution to the pharmacological study of 2-methyl-6-aminoheptane. Bollettino della Società italiana di biologia sperimentale. 1951;27(3 bis):354–7. PMID 14858666.
  3. Craciunescu DG. Structure-antitumour activity relationships for new platinum complexes. Chem Biol Interact. 1982;42(2):153–64. doi:10.1016/0009-2797(82)90129-6. PMID 6891293.

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