Phenibut is a nootropic compound with a structure similar to that of the neurotransmitter GABA. Research show Phenibut functions similar to antidepressants on the central nervous system but does have the ability to provide a stimulant effect. It is posited to have possible cognitive enhancement effects because of its ability to simultaneously stimulate dopamine and GABA receptors. Phenibut HCL differs from FAA as it possesses a dipolar ion charge. When it comes to purity Phenibut HCL vs. FAA, the latter is found to be purer with approximately 99.5% Phenibut molecules by weight. Each Phenibut HCL capsule contains 250mg.
|Molar Mass||179.219 g·mol−1|
|IUPAC Name||4-Amino-3-phenylbutanoic acid|