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Systematic (IUPAC) name
methyl 1-(1-phenylethyl)-1H-imidazole-5-carboxylate
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
CAS number  N
ATCvet code QN05
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C13H14N2O2 
Mol. mass 230.263 g/mol

Metomidate is a non-barbiturate imidazole that was discovered by Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1965[1] and under the names (Hypnodil, Nokemyl) is sold as a sedative-hypnotic drug used in Europe to treat humans and for veterinary purposes.[2]

See also


  1. ^ BE Patent 662474
  2. ^ Index nominum 2000: international drug directory. Taylor & Francis US. 2000. p. 683.  

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