ROZEREM ( Ramelteon )


What is ROZEREM ( Ramelteon )?

Ramelteon, sold under the brand name Rozerem among others, is asleep agent medication that selectively binds to the MT₁ and MT₂ receptors in the suprachiasmatic nucleus, instead of binding to GABAA receptors, such as with drugs like zolpidem.
Formula: C16H21NO2
Molar mass: 259.343 g/mol
Metabolism: Hepatic (CYP1A2-mediated)
Protein binding~82%
ATC code: N05CH02 (WHO)
AHFS/ Monograph
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