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Agomelatine

Brand names: AGOGEROLAN (in combination) AGOMELATIN (in combination) THYMANAX VALDOXAN ZILBEA

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Agomelatine
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06A Antidepressants → N06AX Other antidepressants

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