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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number  Y
ATC code D04 R06
R06 (combinations)
ChemSpider  N
Chemical data
Formula C17H22N2S 
Mol. mass 286.436 g/mol

Thenalidine is an antihistamine with anticholinergic properties used as an antipruritic drug.[1] It was withdrawn from the US, Canadian, and UK markets in 1963 due to a risk of neutropenia.[2]


  1. ^ Getzler, N. A.; Ereaux, L. P. (1959). "Evaluation of thenalidine tratrate (sandostene) in dermatological disorders". Canadian Medical Association journal 80 (6): 445–448. PMC 1830689. PMID 13629433. 
  2. ^ "Thenalidine". DrugBank. 

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