In the US, Nortriptyline (nortriptyline systemic) is a member of the drug class tricyclic antidepressants and is used to treat Burning Mouth Syndrome, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Depression, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Dysautonomia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Migraine Prevention, Neuralgia, Neurosis, Pain, Panic Disorder, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Primary Nocturnal Enuresis, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome, Smoking Cessation, Tinnitus and Vulvodynia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant, tricyclic

Chemical Name

1-Propanamine, 3-(10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cyclohepten-5-ylidene)-N-methyl-

Foreign Names

  • Nortriptylinum (Latin)
  • Nortriptylin (German)
  • Nortriptyline (French)
  • Nortriptilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nortriptilina (OS: DCIT)
  • Nortriptyline (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • ELF 101 (IS)
  • N 7048 (IS)
  • Nortriptyline Hydrochloride (OS: BANM, JAN, USAN)
  • 38489 (IS)
  • E.L.F. 101 (IS)
  • Nortriptyline (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Nortriptyline Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Nortriptyline hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Nortriptylinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Nortriptylini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Ateval (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Cetavol (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Pharmasant, Thailand
  • Depival
    Psyco Remedies, India
  • Euphor (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Flutrip (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazile)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Motival (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Merck, Peru
  • Norline
    Pharmaland, Thailand
  • Nortin
    La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Nortrilen
    Lundbeck, Hong Kong; Lundbeck, Luxembourg; Lundbeck, Malta
  • Nortyline
    Condrugs, Thailand
  • Sensival
    Wallace, India
  • Allegron
    Aspen, Australia; King Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Apo-Nortriptyline
    Apotex, Canada; Apotex, Singapore
  • Apresin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Aventyl
    Pharmascience, Canada; Ranbaxy, United States
  • Dominans (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Lundbeck Italia, Italy
  • Karile
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Moodon (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Norfenazin
    Nupel, Spain
  • Norflu (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Noritren
    Dainippon Sumitomo, Japan; Lundbeck, Denmark; Lundbeck, Estonia; Lundbeck, Finland; Lundbeck, Iceland; Lundbeck, Lithuania; Lundbeck, Latvia; Lundbeck, Norway; Lundbeck Italia, Italy
  • Norpress
    Mylan, New Zealand
  • Norterol
    Tecnifar, Portugal
  • Nortin
    Navana, Bangladesh
  • Nortrilen
    Lundbeck, Bangladesh; Lundbeck, Belgium; Lundbeck, Switzerland; Lundbeck, Czech Republic; Lundbeck, Germany; Lundbeck, Netherlands
  • Nortriptyline Hydrochloride
    Mylan, United States; Pharmaceutical Associates, United States; Sandoz, United States; Taro, United States; Teva, United States; Watson, United States
  • Nortriptyline NRIM
    NRIM, Netherlands
  • Nortriptyline
    Remedica, Malta
  • Nortylin
    Rekah, Israel
  • Norzin (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Ortrip
    Pharmasant, Thailand
  • Pamelor
    Mallinckrodt, United States; Novartis, Brazil
  • Paxtibi
    Biomed, Spain
  • Permival (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Sanit (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Sensaval
    Lundbeck, Sweden
  • Sensival
    Il Sung, South Korea
  • Tropargal (Nortriptyline and Diazepam)
    Sanofi Aventis, Spain

International Drug Name Search


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)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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