Ligand id: 200

Name: amitriptyline

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 1
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 3.24
Molecular weight 277.18
XLogP 8.28
No. Lipinski's rules broken 1

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Developed as a treatment for major depressive disorder and also used in the treatment of migraine and chronic pain.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Amitriptyline is a potent inhibitor of serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake, the mechanism thought to underlie the drug's antidepressant activity.
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