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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS Number 7432-25-9
ATC code none
PubChem CID 23914
Chemical data
Formula C17H16N2O
Molar mass 264.322[[Script error: No such module "String".]]
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Etaqualone (Aolan, Athinazone, Ethinazone[1]) is an analogue of methaqualone which was developed in the 1960s[2][3] and marketed mainly in France and some other European countries. It has sedative and hypnotic properties, and was used for the treatment of insomnia.

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  1. On the polarography of 2-methyl-3-(2-methylphenyl)-3,4-dihydroquinazolinone-(4) methaqualone, Dormutil) and 2-methyl-3-(2-ethylphenyl-3,4-dihydroquinazolinone-(4) (ethinazone, Aolan). 5. Polarography of heterocyclic compounds. Pharmazie. 1967 Nov;22(11):643-50. PMID 5619478
  2. Beiersdorf & Co AG. Dérivés de quinazolinone utiles thérapeutiquement. 1962. Belgian Patent BE000000615282A
  3. Parmar SS, Kishor K, Seth PK, Arora RC. Role of alkyl substitution in 2,3-disubstituted and 3-substituted 4-quinazolones on the inhibition of pyruvic acid oxidation. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 1969 Jan;12(1):138-41. PMID 4303122