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In the US, Doxepin (doxepin systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics, tricyclic antidepressants and is used to treat Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Major Depressive Disorder, Neuropathic Pain, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome and Urticaria.

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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-dibenz[b,e]oxepin-11(6H)-ylidene-N,N-dimetyl-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Doxepin (OS: BAN)
  • Doxepina (OS: DCIT)
  • Doxépine (OS: DCF)
  • MF 10 (IS)
  • Doxepin Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • MF 110 (IS)
  • P 3693 A (IS)
  • Doxepin Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Doxepin hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Doxépine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Doxepinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Doxepini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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