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Melitracen



Melitracen
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(10,10-dimethylanthracen-9-ylidene)-
N,N-dimethylpropan-1-amine
Identifiers
CAS number 5118-29-6
ATC code N06AA14
PubChem 25382
Chemical data
Formula C21H25N 
Mol. mass 291.43 g/mol
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Melitracen (or melitracene) is a tricyclic antidepressant.

Additional recommended knowledge

It has been proposed in the past as a treatment for trigeminal neuralgia in conjunction with flupentixol,[1], but it has not been the subject of many recent publications.

References

  1. ^ Bin Yaacob H (1985). "Flupenthixol and Melitracen in the management of trigeminal neuralgia". Dental journal of Malaysia 8 (2): 37-8. PMID 3917005.
 
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