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Clinical data
Trade namesPhenotropil; Carphedon
  • (R,S)-2-(2-oxo-4-phenylpyrrolidin-1-yl)acetamide
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Chemical and physical data
Molar mass218.26 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
ChiralityRacemic mixture
Boiling point486.4 °C (907.5 °F)
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Phenylpiracetam is an analog of the drug piracetam.

Research on animals has given some indication that phenylpiracetam may have anti-amnesic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and memory enhancement effects.[1][2]

Doping in sport[change | change source]

Phenylpiracetam is on the lists of stimulants banned for in-competition use by the World Anti-Doping Agency. This list is applicable in all Olympic sports.[3]

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References[change | change source]

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  2. Zvejniece L, Svalbe B, Veinberg G, Grinberga S, Vorona M, Kalvinsh I, Dambrova M (2011). "Investigation into stereoselective pharmacological activity of phenotropil". Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology. 109 (5): 407–12. doi:10.1111/j.1742-7843.2011.00742.x. PMID 21689376.
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