How to use Tricyclic in a sentence
Also in the 1950s, tricyclic antidepressants appeared on the scene.
Meanwhile, the number of tricyclic and related antidepressants proliferated, albeit to little effect.
The tricyclic antidepressant imipramine reduces bowel activity and may be helpful when diarrhea is the significant problem.
Sometimes, other groups of drugs such as tricyclic anti-depressants can be useful.
This specific action is thought to account for the milder side-effects seen with the SSRIs compared with the tricyclic drugs.Advertisement
Patients with panic attack disorder respond discriminatively to their own interoceptive anxiety stimuli, which are attenuated by administering tricyclic antidepressant medications.
Ginko Biloba- Increased risk of seizure when taken with Tricyclic antidepressants.
Vicodin has drug interactions with MAO inhibitors and tricyclic antidepressants.
Other drugs, notably the tricyclic antidepressants and anti-epileptic agents, such as gabapentin, have been used to relieve pain, particularly neurologic pain, but are not routinely classified as analgesics.
In several small studies, S-adenosyl-methionine (SAM, SAMe) was shown to be more effective than placebo and equally effective as tricyclic antidepressants in treating depression.Advertisement
Tricyclic antidepressants in low doses may be prescribed for pain relief.
Tricyclic antidepressants used to treat unipolar depression may trigger rapid cycling in bipolar patients and are, therefore, not a preferred treatment option for bipolar depression.
Tricyclic anti-depressants work by shoring up the brain's supply of norepinephrine and serotonin, chemicals that are abnormally low in depressed patients.
In the early 2000s SSRIs have replaced tricyclic antidepressants as the drugs of choice in the treatment of depressive disorders, primarily because of their improved tolerability and safety if taken in overdose.
Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) are primarily used to treat depression in adults.Advertisement
Bupropion (Wellbutrin) seems to be a better antidepressant for children than the tricyclic antidepressants.
Tricylic antidepressants should not be taken with the gastric acid inhibitor cimetidine (Tagamet), since this increases the blood levels of the tricyclic compound.
Tricyclic antidepressant-A class of antidepressants, named for their three-ring structure, that increase the levels of serotonin and other brain chemicals.
Such tricyclic antidepressants as desipramine (Norpramin, Pertofane) and amitriptyline (Elavil) are frequently recommended as well.
The drug which has been the most successful in treatment of trichotillomania is clomipramine (Anafranil), a tricyclic antidepressant.Advertisement