What are some tricyclic antidepressants?

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  • imipramine
  • amitriptyline
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What are tricyclic antidepressants?

Tricyclics, e.g. Amitriptyline and impramine, were compounds that were introduced in the 1960s to treat depression by helping boost synaptic levels of serotonin and noradrenal

How do tricyclic antidepressants work?

Tricyclic antidepressants typically bind to serotonin (and, in some cases, norepinephrine) transporters to inhibit reuptake back into presynaptic neurons, which results in the

Is bupropion a tricyclic antidepressant?

No. Bupropion (aka Wellbutrin) is known as an atypicalantidepressant in that it prevents the reuptake of serotonin,norepinephrine, and dopamine (to a lesser extent). Typicaltr

Does tricyclic antidepressant increase estrogen?

No. Tricyclic antidepressants primarily increase levels of serotonin and, in some cases, norepinephrine as well. If estrogen levels increase incidentally, they do so through s

What conditions are treated with tricyclic antidepressants?

used to treat mental depression.reduce symptoms such as extreme sadness,hopelessness,and lack of energy.also used to treat bulimia,cocaine withdrawal,panic disorder, obsessive