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Compound Summary for: CID 208902

ramelteon

Also known as: Rozerem; 196597-26-9; TAK-375; Rozerem (TN); Ramelteon [USAN]; S1259_Selleck; UNII-901AS54I69; AC1L4LKM; AC1Q5OQL
Molecular Formula: C16H21NO2   Molecular Weight: 259.34344   InChIKey: YLXDSYKOBKBWJQ-LBPRGKRZSA-N
Ramelteon is the first in a new class of sleep agents that selectively binds to the melatonin receptors in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). It is used for insomnia, particularly delayed sleep onset. Ramelteon has not been shown to produce dependence and has shown no potential for abuse.   From: DrugBank
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