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Pyrithioxin

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pyrithioxin

(Science: chemical) 3,3'-(dithiodimethylene)bis[5-hydroxy-6-methyl-4-pyridinemethanol. Neurotropic agent. Reduces permeability of blood-brain barrier to phosphate. Has no vitamin b6 activity.

Synonym: bonifen; encephabol

Chemical name: 4-Pyridinemethanol, 3,3'-(dithiobis(methylene))bis(5-hydroxy-6-methyl-