Clinical data
Trade names Ascron, Dihyprylon, Dihyprylone, Sedulon, Tusseval
ATC code R05DB23 (WHO)
CAS Number 77-03-2 N
PubChem (CID) 6465
ChemSpider 6222 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.000.909
Chemical and physical data
Formula C9H15NO2
Molar mass 169.221 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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Piperidione (trade name Sedulon) is a sedative drug, structurally related to methyprylon and pyrithyldione. It used to be marketed by Roche as a cough suppressant available in liquid form.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. Wolff, P. O. (1949). "On Pethidine and Methadone Derivatives". Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2 (2): 193–204. PMC 2553950Freely accessible. PMID 15409516.
  2. Jacobs, S. (1948). "The Use of Piperidione as a Cough Sedative". Medical Times. 76 (10): 445–447. PMID 18102053.
  3. Rimoldi, R.; Fioretti, M.; Bandella, M. (1985). "Use of an Antitussive Drug in Pulmonary Pathology". Bollettino Chimico Farmaceutico. 124 (2): 1S–6S. PMID 3839404.
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