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Flutoprazepam

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Flutoprazepam is a benzodiazepine derivative. It was discovered in Japan in 1972, and its mostly confined to that country even today. Flutoprazepam is around four times more potent by weight compared to diazepam.

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Flutoprazepam
Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-chloro-1-cyclopropylmethyl-1,3-dihydro-5-(2-fluorophenyl)-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one
Identifiers
CAS number 25967-29-7
ATC code  ?
PubChem 3400
Chemical data
Formula C19H16ClFN2O 
Mol. mass 342.795
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 80-90%
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life 60-90 hours
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

X(US)

Legal status

Schedule IV(US)

Routes Oral, Intravenous

Abuse of benzodiazepines in Japan is extremely common, with flutoprazepam being one of the most commonly abused, along with the benzodiazepines of abuse nimetazepam, temazepam, and triazolam.