|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||273.290 g/mol g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
|(what is this?)|
Fasiplon binds strongly to benzodiazepine sites on the GABAA receptor and has similar anxiolytic effects in animals, but with less sedative or muscle relaxant action. It was developed by a team at Roussel Uclaf in the 1990s
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- US Patent 5869481 Anticonvulsive 1-ar(alk)ylimidazolin-2-ones and process for making