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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS Registry Number  YesY
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Chemical data
Formula C9H20O4S2
Molecular mass 256.383 g/mol

Tetronal is a sedative-hypnotic[1] and anesthetic drug with GABAergic actions. It is not as effective as trional.[2]


Tetronal was prepared and introduced by Eugen Baumann and Alfred Kast in 1888.[3]

See also


  1. ^ (1907). Merck's 1907 Index. N. Y.: Merck & Co., p. 436.
  2. ^ Coblentz, Virgil (1908). The Newer Remedies.
    Boston: Apothecary Publishing Co., p. 123.
  3. ^ Drinkwater, H. (1924). Fifty years of medical progress, 1873-1922.
    New York: The Macmillan Company, p. 40.

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