Bromazolam (XLI-268) is a benzodiazepine derivative which was first synthesized in 1976, but was never marketed. It has subsequently been sold as a designer drug, first being definitively identified by the EMCDDA in Sweden in 2016. It is the bromo instead of chloro analogue of alprazolam, and has similar sedative and anxiolytic effects to other diazepines (etizolam, flualprazolam, flubromazolam, etc.).
IUPAC Name: 8-Bromo-1-methyl-6-phenyl-4H-[1,2,4]triazolo[4,3-a][1,4]benzodiazepine
Molecular Weight: 353.216
InChI Key: KCEIOBKDDQAYCM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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