amitriptyline   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 200

Synonyms: amitryptiline | Elavil® | Endep®
Approved drug PDB Ligand
amitriptyline is an approved drug (FDA (1961))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA).
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 1
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 3.24
Molecular weight 277.18
XLogP 4.93
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CN(CCC=C1c2ccccc2CCc2c1cccc2)C
Isomeric SMILES CN(CCC=C1c2ccccc2CCc2c1cccc2)C
InChI InChI=1S/C20H23N/c1-21(2)15-7-12-20-18-10-5-3-8-16(18)13-14-17-9-4-6-11-19(17)20/h3-6,8-12H,7,13-15H2,1-2H3
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
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 Click here for help
Amitriptyline is a potent inhibitor of serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake, the mechanism thought to underlie the drug's antidepressant activity.
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