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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant: Melatonin receptor agonist

Chemical Names

N-[2-(7-metoxy-1-naphtyl)etyl]acetamide (WHO)

N-[2-(7-Metoxynaphtalen-1-yl)etyl]acetamide (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Agomelatinum (Latin)
  • Agomelatin (German)
  • Agomélatine (French)
  • Agomelatina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Agomelatine (OS: BAN)
  • Agomélatine (OS: DCF)
  • S-20098 (IS: Servier)
  • S-20304 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Alodil
    Drugtech, Chile
  • Inspago
    Inspire Ph, Egypt
  • Melitor
    Servier, Georgia
  • Thymanax
    Rovi, Spain; Servier, Lithuania; Servier, Portugal; Servier Pharma, Croatia (Hrvatska); Stroder, Italy
  • Valdoxa
    Servier, Mexico
  • Valdoxan
    Laboratorii Servier, Russian Federation; Laboratorio Ferrer Chile, Chile; Les Laboratoires Servier, Austria; Les Laboratoires Servier, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Les Laboratoires Servier, France; Les Laboratoires Servier, Slovenia; Les Laboratoires Servier, Slovakia; Servier, Australia; Servier, Belgium; Servier, Switzerland; Servier, China; Servier, Czech Republic; Servier, Germany; Servier, Denmark; Servier, Egypt; Servier, Spain; Servier, Finland; Servier, Greece; Servier, Hong Kong; Servier, Hungary; Servier, Indonesia; Servier, Ireland; Servier, Iceland; Servier, South Korea; Servier, Lithuania; Servier, Latvia; Servier, Malaysia; Servier, Netherlands; Servier, Oman; Servier, Portugal; Servier, Romania; Servier, Sweden; Servier, Thailand; Servier, Turkey; Servier Laboratories, United Kingdom; Servier Pharma, Croatia (Hrvatska); Servier-F, Italy; Servier, Argentina; Servier, Poland
  • Valdoxane
    Servier, South Africa
  • Vestin
    Gador, Argentina


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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