💊 Chemical information
Dimetamfenol Hydrochloride; 4-Dimetilaminofenol, hidrocloruro de; 4-DMAP.
Chemical formula: C8H11NO,HCl = 173.6.
CAS — 619-60-3 (4-dimethylaminophenol); 5882-48-4 (4-dimethylaminophenol hydrochloride). ATC — V03AB27.
ATC Vet — QV03AB27.
4-Dimethylaminophenol hydrochloride is reported to oxidise haemoglobin to methaemoglobin and has been used with sodium thiosulfate as an alternative to sodium nitrite in the treatment of cyanide poisoning. Doses of 3 to 4 mg/kg have been given intravenously.
1. Weger NP. Treatment of cyanide poisoning with 4-dimethylaminophenol (DMAP)–experimental and clinical overview. Fundam Appl Toxicol 1983; 3: 387–96.
Ger.: 4-DMAP; Neth.: 4-DMAP.
Published November 04, 2018.