OBO ID: CHEBI:6887
Term Name: methylphenidate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Daytrana
  • dl-threo-methylphenidate
  • methyl rac-threo-alpha-phenyl-alpha-2-piperidinylacetate
  • methyl rac-threo-phenidylacetate
  • methylphenidan
  • methylphenidate
  • methylphenidatum
  • metilfenidato
  • rac-methyl (2R)-phenyl[(2R)-piperidin-2-yl]acetate
  • rac-threo-alpha-phenyl-2-piperidineacetic acid methyl ester
  • rac-threo-methyl alpha-phenyl-alpha-(2-piperidyl)acetate
  • threo-(+-)-methylphenidate
Definition: A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of the two threo isomers of methyl phenyl(piperidin-2-yl)acetate. A central stimulant and indirect-acting sympathomimetic, is used (generally as the hydrochloride salt) in the treatment of hyperactivity disorders in children and for the treatment of narcolepsy.
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Ontology: Chebi
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