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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
CAS number
ATC code None
Chemical data
Formula C8H12N2 
Mol. mass 136.19 g/mol

Mebanazine (trade name Actomol) is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) of the hydrazine chemical class that was previously used as an antidepressant in the 1960s, but has since been discontinued.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. ^ Gilmour SJ (September 1965). "Clinical trial of mebanazine--a new monoamine oxidase inhibitor". The British Journal of Psychiatry : the Journal of Mental Science 111 (478): 899–902.  
  2. ^ Barker JC, Jan IA, Enoch MD (November 1965). "A controlled trial of mebanazine ('Actomol') in depression". The British Journal of Psychiatry : the Journal of Mental Science 111 (480): 1095–100.  
  3. ^ Knott F (1965). "A preliminary trial of mebanazine in depressive states". The Journal of New Drugs 5 (6): 345–7.  

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