Amitriptyline

In the US, Amitriptyline (amitriptyline systemic) is a member of the drug class tricyclic antidepressants and is used to treat Anxiety and Stress, Burning Mouth Syndrome, Chronic Myofascial Pain, Cough, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Depression, Dysautonomia, Dysthymia, Fibromyalgia, Hyperhidrosis, Insomnia, Interstitial Cystitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Migraine Prevention, Neurotic Depression, Pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome, Somatoform Pain Disorder, Urinary Incontinence and Vulvodynia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06AA09

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-48-6

Chemical Formula

C20-H23-N

Molecular Weight

277

Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant, tricyclic

Chemical Name

5-(3-Dimethylaminopropylidene)dibenzo[a,d]-cyclohepta-1,4-diene (WHO)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Amitriptilina (OS: DCIT)
  • Amitriptyline (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • MK 230 (IS)
  • N 750 (IS)
  • Ro 4-1575 (IS)
  • Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Amitriptyline (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amitriptyline hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Amitriptylinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Amitriptylini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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