Chemical Component Summary

NameNortriptyline
Identifiers3-(5,6-dihydrodibenzo[1,2-a:1',2'-e][7]annulen-11-ylidene)-N-methyl-propan-1-amine
FormulaC19 H21 N
Molecular Weight263.38
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCNCCC=C1c2ccccc2CCc3ccccc13
InChIInChI=1S/C19H21N/c1-20-14-6-11-19-17-9-4-2-7-15(17)12-13-16-8-3-5-10-18(16)19/h2-5,7-11,20H,6,12-14H2,1H3
InChIKeyPHVGLTMQBUFIQQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count41
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count43
Aromatic Bond Count12

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00540 
NameNortriptyline
Groupsapproved
DescriptionNortriptyline hydrochloride, the active metabolite of [amitriptyline], is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA).[L11878] It is used in the treatment of major depression and is also used off-label for chronic pain and other conditions.[L11881]
Synonyms
  • 3-(10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cyclohepten-5-ylidene)-N-methyl-1-propanamine
  • 10,11-dihydro-N-methyl-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cycloheptene-Δ5,γ-propylamine
  • Nortriptylinum
  • Demethylamitriptyline
  • Desmethylamitriptyline
Brand Names
  • Teva-nortriptyline
  • Dom-nortriptyline 25mg Capsules
  • Ava-nortriptyline
  • Gen-nortriptyline Capsules 25mg
  • Nu-nortriptyline - Cap 10mg
IndicationNortriptyline is indicated for the relief of the symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD).[L11878] Some off-label uses for this drug include treatment of chronic pain, myofascial pain, neuralgia, and irritable bowel syndrome.[A191083,L11878]
Categories
  • Adrenergic Agents
  • Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
  • Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
  • Adrenergic Antagonists
  • Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
ATC-CodeN06AA10
CAS number72-69-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Sodium-dependent noradrenaline transporterMLLARMNPQVQPENNGADTGPEQPLRARKTAELLVVKERNGVQCLLAPRD...unknowninhibitor
Sodium-dependent serotonin transporterMETTPLNSQKQLSACEDGEDCQENGVLQKVVPTPGDKVESGQISNGYSAV...unknowninhibitor
5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 2AMDILCEENTSLSSTTNSLMQLNDDTRLYSNDFNSGEANTSDAFNWTVDSE...unknownantagonist
5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 1AMDVLSPGQGNNTTSPPAPFETGGNTTGISDVTVSYQVITSLLLGTLIFCA...unknownantagonist
Histamine H1 receptorMSLPNSSCLLEDKMCEGNKTTMASPQLMPLVVVLSTICLVTVGLNLLVLY...unknownantagonist
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682