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NIMH Code: M-905
Compound Name: Mirtazapine
Alternative Name: 5-methyl-2,5,19-triazatetracyclo[,7.08,13]nonadeca-1(15),8,10,12,16,18-hexaene
PubChemID: 4205
CAS: 85650--52-8
Molecular Formula: C17H19N3
Biological Activity: Serotonin & noradrenergic antagonist, an antidepressant used to treat severe depression
References: Leinonen, E.V., CNS Drug Rev., 2001, 7, 249-264. Watanabe, N.; Omori, I.M.; Nakagawa, A.; Cipriani, A.; Barbui, C.; Churchill, R.; Furukawa, T.A., Cochrane Database Syst. Rev., 2011, 12, CD006528.
Last Updated 2021-03-03 08:29 AM
Structure of M-905
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Since 1959, the NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program has synthesized and distributed novel research chemicals, psychoactive drugs, and compounds that are unavailable from commercial sources to the scientific community working on research relevant to mental health.

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