Furfenorex

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Furfenorex
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FormulaC15H19NO
Molar mass229.317 g/mol g·mol−1
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Furfenorex (Frugalan), also known as furfurylmethylamphetamine, is a stimulant drug which was developed in the 1960s and used as an appetite suppressant.[1] It produces methamphetamine as a metabolite,[2] and has been withdrawn from the market due to abuse potential.[3]

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  1. ^ Boissier JR, Dumont C, Ratouis R, Moisy D (May 1967). "[Pharmacologic study of an anorexigenic agent: furfenorex]". Archives Internationales De Pharmacodynamie Et De Therapie. 167 (1): 150–62. PMID 6035092.
  2. ^ Marsel J, Döring G, Remberg G, Spiteller G (1972). "[Methamphetamine--a metabolite of the anorectics Benzphetamine and Furfenorex]". Zeitschrift Fur Rechtsmedizin. Journal of Legal Medicine. 70 (4): 245–50. doi:10.1007/BF02079690. PMID 5084766.
  3. ^ Daspaguta A (March 2009). A Health Educator’s Guide to Understanding Drugs of Abuse Testing (1 ed.). Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. ISBN 9780763765897. Retrieved 11 December 2019.