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Description

Suvorexant is a hypnotic drug with a novel mechanism of action. The drug produces rapid onset of sleep by inhibiting the orexin neurons of the arousal system, promoting decreased wakefulness. Suvorexant is a potent and highly selective dual orexin receptor antagonist. PMID: 28035034 Source: PubMed Health

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
Suvorexant
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
Created On
2023-11-03
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Suvorexant

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