Ramelteon

Ramelteon

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.Ramelteon is a melatonin receptor agonist used to treat insomnia.

Systematic name

N-{2-[(8S)-1H,2H,6H,7H,8H-indeno[5,4-b]furan-8-yl]ethyl}propanamide

Brand name(s)

Rozerem

Therapeutic category

Hypnotics & sedatives

Available formulations

Solid

Approvals

USDMF

EU-WC

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