Active ingredient description

Aniracetam is a member of pyrrolidin-2-ones and a N-acylpyrrolidine. It is a compound with anti-depressive properties used as a mental performance enhancer.

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 → N06B Psychostimulants, agents used for ADHD and nootropics → N06BX Other psychostimulants and nootropics
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₁₂H₁₃NO₃
Molecular mass: 219.237 g/mol

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 72432-10-1
DrugBank Drug: DB04599
KEGG Drug: D01883
PubChem Compound: 2196
RxNorm Ingredient: 17939
UNII Identifier: 5L16LKN964