Chemical formula: C₈H₁₃NO₂  Molecular mass: 155.197 g/mol 

Active ingredient description

Bemegride is a CNS stimulant that is used to induce convulsions in experimental animals. It has also been used as a respiratory stimulant and in the treatment of barbiturate overdose. Bemegride is an antidote for barbiturate poisoning. Bemegride has being shown to have an antagonistic action on the GABAA receptor.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
R07AB05 Bemegride R Respiratory system → R07 Other respiratory system products → R07A Other respiratory system products → R07AB Respiratory stimulants
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 64-65-3
DrugBank Drug: DB13740
SNOMED-CT Concept: 277015006
Bemegride (substance)
SNOMED-CT Concept: 6237004
Bemegride (substance)
UNII Identifier: 57DQA39DO2

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