Amoxapine C₁₇H₁₆ClN₃O

Active ingredient description

Amoxapine is an antidepressant with a mild sedative component to its action. The mechanism of its clinical action in man is not well understood. Amoxapine is used in the treatment of major depressive disorder.

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
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06A Antidepressants → N06AA Non-selective monoamine reuptake inhibitors
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Information Source
Document Type
FDA, National Drug Code (US)
Structured Product Labeling (SPL)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₁₇H₁₆ClN₃O
Molecular mass: 313.781 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 14028-44-5
DrugBank Drug: DB00543
KEGG Drug: D00228
PubChem Compound: 2170
RxNorm Ingredient: 722
SNOMED-CT Concept: 373754002
Amoxapine (substance)
UNII Identifier: R63VQ857OT


Amoxapine is an active ingredient of these brands:

France (FR)

Japan (JP)

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