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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
CAS number
ATC code None
Synonyms 4-benzo[1,3]dioxol-5-ylbutan-2-ylhydrazine; [3-(3,4-(methylenedioxy)phenyl)-1-butyl]hydrazine; 2-piperonylisopropylhydrazine
Chemical data
Formula C11H16N2O2 
Mol. mass 208.26 g/mol

Safrazine (Safra) is a non-selective, irreversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) of the hydrazine class that was introduced as an antidepressant in the 1960s, but has since been discontinued.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Dr. Ian Morton; I.K. Morton; Judith M. Hall (31 October 1999). Concise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents: Properties and Synonyms. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 251–.  

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