Aquachloral OverviewChloral hydrate is a geminal diol with the formula C2H3Cl3O2. It is a colorless solid. It has limited use as a sedative and hypnotic pharmaceutical drug. It is also a useful laboratory chemical reagent and precursor. It is derived from chloral (trichloroacetaldehyde) by the addition of one equivalent of water. It was discovered in 1832 by Justus von Liebig in Gießen when a chlorination (halogenation) reaction was performed on ethanol. Its sedative pr...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Capsule: 500mg
- Suppository: 325mg, 500mg, 650mg
- Syrup: 250mg/5ml, 500mg/5ml