HyperDic: tricyclic_antidepressant

English > 1 sense of the expression tricyclic antidepressant:
NOUNartifacttricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant drugan antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
English > tricyclic antidepressant: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain.
Synonymstricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant drug
Narroweramitriptyline, amitriptyline hydrochloride, ElavilA tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Elavil) with serious side effects
clomipramineA tricyclic antidepressant drug
desipramineA tricyclic antidepressant drug that activates the psychomotor system
doxepin, doxepin hydrochloride, Adapin, SinequanA tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Adapin and Sinequan) with numerous side effects (dry mouth and sedation and gastrointestinal disturbances)
imipramine, impramine hydrochloride, Imavate, TofranilA tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Imavate and Tofranil) used to treat clinical depression
nortriptyline, PamelorA tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Pamelor) used along with psychotherapy to treat dysthymic depression
protriptylinetricyclic antidepressant used to treat clinical depression
trimipramine, Surmontiltricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Surmontil) used to treat depression and anxiety and (sometimes) insomnia
Broaderantidepressant, antidepressant drugAny of a class of drugs used to treat depression

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