Definition of Tricyclic antidepressant drug
1. Noun. An 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.
Specialized synonyms: Amitriptyline, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Elavil, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Adapin, Doxepin, Doxepin Hydrochloride, Sinequan, Imavate, Imipramine, Impramine Hydrochloride, Tofranil, Nortriptyline, Pamelor, Protriptyline, Surmontil, Trimipramine
Generic synonyms: Antidepressant, Antidepressant Drug
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tricyclic Antidepressant Drug
Literary usage of Tricyclic antidepressant drug
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1. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"WO Urinary MHPG levels and tricyclic antidepressant drug selection. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 36: I MI-1114. 1979. Colpaert. FC. ..."