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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 102-45-4
ATC code R01AA02
PubChem 7608
Chemical data
Formula C9H19N 
Mol. mass 141.254
Physical data
Boiling point 171 °C (340 °F)
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Cyclopentamine is a stimulant drug structurally related to methamphetamine, wherein the aromatic phenyl ring is replaced with a cyclopentane ring. Due to its strong vasoconstricting properties, cyclopentamine is typically found in over-the-counter nasal decongestant swabs. When ingested in sufficient quantities, it produces effects similar to amphetamine. Cyclopentamine-containing products are primarily marketed and distributed in Europe. It is not currently listed as a controlled substance in the United States.

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