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Alfetamine 3d structure.png
Clinical data
Synonyms Alfetadrinum
ATC code
  • none
CAS Number
  • 4255-23-6 ☒N
PubChem CID
  • 20254
  • 19080 ☑Y
  • Q3V87119BP
  • CHEMBL2110598 ☒N
Chemical and physical data
Formula C11H15N
Molar mass 161.24 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
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Alfetamine, or alpha-allyl-phenethylamine, is a chemical compound of the phenethylamine family. It was briefly investigated as a possible antidepressant in the early 1970s. Its activity profile was said to be very similar to imipramine and amitriptyline, two tricyclic antidepressants.[1]


  1. ^ Hitchens, J. T.; Orzechowski, R.; Goldstein, S.; Shemano, I. (1972). "Pharmacologic Evaluation of Aletamine (α-allylphenethylamine hydrochloride) as an Antidepressant". Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 21 (3): 302–314. doi:10.1016/0041-008X(72)90150-0. PMID 5063697.
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