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Desmethylsertraline skeletal.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • uncontrolled
Pharmacokinetic data
Half-life 66 hours
Excretion urine
CAS number 87857-41-8
ATC code None
PubChem CID 114743
ChemSpider 102729
Chemical data
Formula C16H15Cl2N 
Mol. mass 292.20 g/mol

Desmethylsertraline is an active metabolite of the antidepressant drug sertraline. Like sertraline, desmethylsertraline functions as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), and is responsible for some of its parent's therapeutic benefits.

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