Armodafinil

Active ingredient description

Armodafinil is an indirect dopamine receptor agonist; both armodafinil and modafinil bind in vitro to the dopamine transporter and inhibit dopamine reuptake. Armodafinil (R-modafinil) has pharmacological properties similar to those of modafinil (a mixture of R- and S-modafinil), to the extent tested in animal and in vitro studies.

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
N Nervous system → N06 Psychoanaleptics → N06B Psychostimulants, agents used for ADHD and nootropics → N06BA Centrally acting sympathomimetics
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Medicines

Armodafinil is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Australia Brazil United States

Product monographs

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

Title
Type
Country
Structured Product Labeling (SPL/PLR)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Molecular mass: 273.35 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 112111-43-0
DrugBank Drug: DB06413
KEGG Drug: D03215
RxNorm Ingredient: 641465
SNOMED-CT Concept: 428694009
Armodafinil (substance)
UNII Identifier: V63XWA605I
ARMODAFINIL