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NIMH Code: P-902
Compound Name: Paroxetine hydrochloride
Alternative Name: (3S,4R)-3-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yloxymethyl)-4-(4-fluorophenyl)piperidine hydrochloride
PubChemID: 62878
CAS: 61869-08-7
Molecular Formula: C20H23NO3
Biological Activity: A serotonin reuptake inhibitor with antidepressant and anxiolytic properties.
References: Pae, C.U.; Patkar, A.A., Exp. Rev. Neurother., 2007, 7, 107-120. Wagstaff, A.J.; Cheer, S.M.; Matheson, A.J.; Ormrod, D.; Goa, K.L., Drugs, 2002, 62, 655-703.
Last Updated 2021-04-09 01:09 PM
Structure of P-902
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Since 1959, the NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program has synthesized and distributed novel research chemicals, psychoactive drugs, and compounds that are unavailable from commercial sources to the scientific community working on research relevant to mental health.

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