Mirtazapine

In the US, Mirtazapine (mirtazapine systemic) is a member of the drug class tetracyclic antidepressants and is used to treat Anxiety, Depression, Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06AX11

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0061337-67-5

Chemical Formula

C17-H19-N3

Molecular Weight

265

Therapeutic Categories

Antidepressant, tetracyclic

Antidepressant: α₂-adrenoceptor antagonist

Chemical Name

1,2,3,4,10,14b-Hexahydro-2-methylpyrazino[2,1-a]pyrido[2,3-c][2]benzazepine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Mirtazapinum (Latin)
  • Mirtazapin (German)
  • Mirtazapine (French)
  • Mirtazapina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mirtazapine (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF)
  • 6-Azamianserin (IS)
  • Mepirzapine (IS)
  • Org 3770 (IS: Organon)
  • Mirtazapine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, USP 34)
  • Mirtazapinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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