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NIMH Code: G-901
Compound Name: Gabapentin
Alternative Name: 2-[1-(aminomethyl)cyclohexyl]acetic acid
PubChemID: 3446
CAS: 60142-96-3
Molecular Formula: C9H17NO2
Biological Activity: Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) analog, anticonvulsant used to treat partial seizure, neuropathic pain, hot flashes, and restless legs syndrome.
References: Goa, K.L., Sorkin, E.M., Drugs, 1993, 46, 409–427. Wiffen, P.J.; Derry, S.; Bell, R.F.; Rice, A.S.; Tölle, T.R.; Phillips, T.; Moore, R.A., Cochrane Database Syst. Rev., 2017, 6, CD007938.
Last Updated 2021-02-23 03:13 PM
Structure of G-901
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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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