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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-metyl-

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. 8)
  • Nortriptyline Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, USP 37)
  • Nortriptyline hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nortriptylinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nortriptylini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Ateval (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Cetavol (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Pharmasant Lab, Thailand
  • Flutrip (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Motival (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt
  • Nortin
    La Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Nortrilen
    Lundbeck, Hong Kong; Lundbeck, Malta
  • Nortrilene
    Lundbeck, Lebanon
  • Nortyline
    Condrugs, Thailand
  • Allegron
    Aspen, Australia
  • Apo-Nortriptyline
    Apotex, Singapore
  • Apresin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Aventyl
    PendoPharm, Canada
  • Dominans (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Lundbeck Italia, Italy
  • Euphor (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Karile (Nortriptyline and Perphenazine)
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Moodon (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Motival (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Hormona, Mexico
  • Norfenazin
    Nupel, Spain
  • Norflu (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Noritren
    Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma, Japan; H. Lundbeck, Estonia; Lundbeck, Denmark; Lundbeck, Finland; Lundbeck, Iceland; Lundbeck, Lithuania; Lundbeck, Latvia; Lundbeck, Norway; Lundbeck Italia, Italy
  • Norline
    Pharmaland, Thailand
  • 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
    King Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Remedica, Malta
  • Nortriptyline Hydrochloride Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Nortriptyline NRIM
    NRIM, Netherlands
  • Nortriptyline Remedica
    Remedica, Malaysia
  • Nortylin
    Rekah, Israel
  • Norzin (Nortriptyline and Fluphenazine)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • N-Trip
    Medicine Products, Thailand
  • Ortrip
    Pharmasant Lab, 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
    Ilsung, 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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