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mirtazapine

Ligand Summary
Ligand Structure
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Description
A piperazinoazepine tetracyclic compound that enhances the release of NOREPINEPHRINE and SEROTONIN through blockage of presynaptic ALPHA-2 ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS. It also blocks both 5-HT2 and 5-HT3 serotonin receptors and is a potent HISTAMINE H1 RECEPTOR antagonist. It is used for the treatment of depression, and may also be useful for the treatment of anxiety disorders.
Synonyms & Links
PubChem: 4205
Guide to Pharmacology: 7241
DrugCentral: 1816
LyCHI:  XK16RJ438FW2


Target Activities