Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-dimethylaminoethyl 3-cyclohexylpropanoate
Clinical data
AHFS/ International Drug Names
Pregnancy cat.  ?
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CAS number 15585-86-1
ATC code None
PubChem CID 71875
ChemSpider 64892 YesY
KEGG D07764 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C13H25NO2 
Mol. mass 227.34
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
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Cyprodenate (Actebral) is a stimulant drug.[1] It was used for counteracting the effects of benzodiazepine tranquillizer drugs before the development of newer antidotes such as flumazenil.[2] It produces dimethylethanolamine as a metabolite, and so might be expected to produce nootropic effects.

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  1. ^ Dormard Y, Levron JC, Le Fur JM. Pharmacokinetic study of maleate acid of 2-(N,N-dimethylaminoethanol-14C1)-cyclohexylpropionate (cyprodenate) and of N,N-dimethylaminoethanol-14C1 in animals. Arzneimittelforschung. 1975 Feb;25(2):201–7. PMID 1173033.
  2. ^ Bobkov IuG, Morozov IS. Correction of psychodepressive effects of benzodiazepine tranquilizers by administration of psychostimulants. Biulleten Eksperimental'noi Biologii i Meditsiny. 1982 Oct;94(10):48–51. Russian. doi:10.1007/BF00827201. PMID 6129008.