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Synonyms: Aventyl® | nortriptyline hydrochloride | Pamelor®
nortriptyline is an approved drug (FDA (1964))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Nortriptyline is a second-generation tricyclic antidepressant (TCA).
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View more information in the IUPHAR Pharmacology Education Project: nortriptyline
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