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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS Number 2201-39-0
ATC code none
PubChem CID: 62436
DrugBank DB01549 YesY
ChemSpider 56218 YesY
UNII 183O9O9JE3 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:60805 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C16H23N
Molecular mass 229.361 g/mol

Rolicyclidine (PCPy) is a dissociative anesthetic drug with hallucinogenic and sedative effects. It is similar in effects to phencyclidine but is slightly less potent and has less stimulant effects [1] instead producing a sedative effect described as being somewhat similar to a barbiturate, but with additional PCP-like dissociative, anaesthetic and hallucinogenic effects.[2] Due to its similarity in effects to PCP, PCPy was placed into the Schedule I list of illegal drugs in the 1970s, although it has never been widely abused and is now little known.

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  1. Kalir A, Edery H, Pelah Z, Balderman D, Porath G. 1-Phenylcycloalkylamine derivatives. II. Synthesis and pharmacological activity. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 1969. 12(3):473-477
  2. DEA Microgram Bulletin, 8, 143, 1975