Agomelatine

Active ingredient description

Agomelatine is a melatonergic agonist (MT1 and MT2 receptors) and 5-HT2C antagonist. In humans, agomelatine has positive phase shifting properties; it induces a phase advance of sleep, body temperature decline and melatonin onset.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Agomelatine
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06A Antidepressants → N06AX Other antidepressants
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Medicines

Agomelatine is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Spain

Lithuania Poland

Poland

Germany

Lithuania Poland

Poland

Austria Ireland Lithuania

Austria Brazil Cyprus Finland France

Austria Lithuania

Agomelatine is also found within below combination drugs:

AGOGEROLAN , AGOMELATIN

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

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Type
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Summary of product characteristics (SPC)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

137R1N49AD - AGOMELATINE

CAS registry number

138112-76-2 - agomelatine

SNOMED-CT

698012009 - Agomelatine (substance)