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Duloxetine

In the US, Duloxetine (duloxetine systemic) is a member of the drug class serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors and is used to treat Anxiety, Back Pain, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Depression, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Fibromyalgia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Hot Flashes, Major Depressive Disorder, Osteoarthritis, Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Small Fiber Neuropathy, Somatoform Pain Disorder and Urinary Incontinence.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06AX21

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0116539-59-4

Chemical Formula

C18-H19-N-O-S

Molecular Weight

297

Therapeutic Categories

Urological

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin and noradrenalin reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI)

Chemical Names

(+)-(S)-N-Metyl-3-(1-naphtyloxy)-3-(2-tienyl)propylamin (IUPAC)

(+)-(S)-N-metyl-gamma-(1-naphtyloxy)-2-tiophenepropylamine (WHO)

(S)-N-Metyl-3-(1-naphtyloxy)-3-(2-tienyl)propan-1-amine (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Duloxetinum (Latin)
  • Duloxetin (German)
  • Duloxetine (French)
  • Duloxetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Duloxetine (OS: BAN)
  • LY 248686 (IS: Lilly)
  • Xeristar (IS)
  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • LY 248686 HCl (IS: Lilly)
  • LY-223332 (IS)
  • LY-223743 (IS)
  • LY-223994 (IS)
  • LY-227750 (IS)
  • LY-227942 (IS)
  • LY-228993 (IS)
  • LY-264452 (IS)
  • LY-264453 (IS)
  • LY-267826 (IS)
  • Duloxétine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Duloxetine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Duloxetinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Duloxetini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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