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Ramelteon

In the US, Ramelteon (ramelteon systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics and is used to treat Insomnia.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N05CH02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0196597-26-9

Chemical Formula

C16-H21-N-O2

Molecular Weight

259

Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of insomnia

Melatonin receptor agonist

Chemical Names

(-)-(S)-N-[2-(2,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-1H-indeno[5,4-b]furan-8-yl)etyl]propionamid (IUPAC)

N-{2-[(8S)-1,6,7,8-tetrahydro-2H-indeno[5,4-b]furan-8-yl]etyl}=propanamide (WHO)

Propanamide, N-(2-((8S)-1,6,7,8-tetrahydro-2H-indeno(5,4-b)furan-8-yl)etyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Ramelteonum (Latin)
  • Ramelteon (German)
  • Ramelt√©on (French)
  • Ramelte√≥n (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ramelteon (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • TAK-375 (IS: Takeda)

Brand Names

  • Rozerem
    Apex Pharma Indonesia PT, Indonesia; Takeda, Philippines; Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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