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Benmoxin (trade names Neuralex, Nerusil), also known as mebamoxine, is an irreversible and nonselective monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) of the hydrazine class.[1][2] It was synthesized in 1967 and was subsequently used as an antidepressant in Europe, but is now no longer marketed.[1][2]

Benmoxin
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Clinical data
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administration
Oral
ATC code
  • None
Legal status
Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
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ECHA InfoCard100.028.745 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC15H16N2O
Molar mass240.30 g/mol g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
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  1. ^ a b Ganellin, C. R.; Triggle, David J. (1996). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents, Volumes 1-2. Chapman & Hall. p. 229. ISBN 0-9630096-0-5.
  2. ^ a b Swiss Pharmaceutical Society (2000). Index Nominum 2000: International Drug Directory (Book with CD-ROM). Boca Raton: Medpharm Scientific Publishers. ISBN 3-88763-075-0.