Butalbital

(USAN, rINN)
Butalbital Chemical formula
Synonyms: Alisobumalum; Allylbarbital; Allylbarbituric Acid; Butalbitaali; Butalbitalum; Itobarbital; Tetrallobarbital. 5-Allyl-5-isobutylbarbituric acid.
Cyrillic synonym: Буталбитал.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C11H16N2O3 = 224.3.
CAS — 77-26-9.

Pharmacopoeias.

In US.

USP 31

(Butalbital). A white odourless crystalline powder. Slightly soluble in cold water; soluble in boiling water; freely soluble in alcohol, in chloroform, and in ether; soluble in solutions of fixed alkalis and alkali carbonates. A saturated solution is acid to litmus.

💊 Profile

Butalbital is a barbiturate with general properties similar to those of amobarbital. It has been used mainly in combination preparations with analgesics in the treatment of occasional tension-type headaches, but other treatments are generally preferred.

💊 Preparations

USP 31: Butalbital and Aspirin Tablets; Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Capsules; Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine Tablets; Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine Capsules; Butalbital, Aspirin, and Caffeine Tablets; Butalbital, Aspirin, Caffeine, and Codeine Phosphate Capsules. Proprietary PreparationsMulti-ingredient: Canad.: Fiorinal; Fiorinal C; ratio-Tecnal; ratio-Tecnal C; Trianal; Trianal C; Chile: Cafergot-PB†; Denm.: Gynergen Comp; Ital.: Optalidon; S.Afr.: Cafergot-PB†; Spain: Cafergot-PB†; Switz.: CafergotPB; USA: Amaphen with Codeine; Americet; Anolor; Ascomp with Codeine; Bupap; Butex; Dolgic; Dolgic LQ; Dolgic Plus; Endolor; Esgic; EsgicPlus; Fioricet; Fioricet with Codeine; Fiorinal; Fiorinal with Codeine; Margesic; Marten-Tab; Medigesic; Pacaps; Phrenilin; Phrenilin w Caffeine and Codeine; Promacet; Prominol; Pyridium Plus; Repan; Repan CF†; Sedapap; Tencet; Tencon; Trellium Plus; Triad.
Published November 20, 2018.