|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|Mol. mass||345.87 g/mol|
Methopholine is an isoquinoline derivative which is not structurally related to most other opioids. It has around the same efficacy as an analgesic as codeine, and was evaluated for the treatment of postoperative pain, but never commercialised.
Methopholine is legal throughout the world.
- ↑ Feinberg AP, Creese I, Snyder SH. The opiate receptor: a model explaining structure-activity relationships of opiate agonists and antagonists. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A. 1976 Nov;73(11):4215-9.
- ↑ Moore J, Foldes FF, Davidson GM. An evaluation of the efficacy of methopholine for the relief of postoperative pain. American Journal of Medical Sciences. 1962 Sep;244:337-43.
- ↑ Cass LJ, Frederik WS. Methopholine, A New Analgesic Agent. American Journal of Medical Sciences. 1963 Nov;246:550-7.
- ↑ Sciorelli G. Plasma levels and renal excretion of unchanged methopholine in man. Experientia. 1967 Nov 15;23(11):934-6.
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