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Systematic (IUPAC) name
6-amino- 2-(fluoromethyl)- 3-(2-methylphenyl) quinazolin- 4-one
CAS Number 56287-74-2
ATC code none
PubChem CID 2040
ChemSpider 1960
Chemical data
Formula C16H14FN3O
Molar mass 283.3[[Script error: No such module "String".]]
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Afloqualone (Arofuto) is an analogue of methaqualone developed in the 1980s in Japan. It has sedative and muscle relaxant effects,[1] and has had some clinical use, although it causes photosensitization as a side effect which can cause skin problems such as dermatitis.[2]

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  1. Ochiai T, Ishida R. Pharmacological studies on 6-amino- 2-fluoromethyl- 3-(O-tolyl)- 4(3H)- quinazolinone (afloqualone), a new centrally acting muscle relaxant. (II) Effects on the spinal reflex potential and the rigidity. Japanese Journal of Pharmacology. 1982 Jun;32(3):427-38.
  2. Ishikawa T, Kamide R, Niimura M. Photoleukomelanodermatitis (Kobori) induced by afloqualone. Journal of Dermatology. 1994 Jun;21(6):430-3.