Synonyms

1. tricyclic

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.

Synonyms

  • antidepressant drug
  • Imavate
  • Tofranil
  • doxepin hydrochloride
  • desipramine
  • amitriptyline
  • imipramine
  • clomipramine
  • Adapin
  • doxepin
  • antidepressant
  • Sinequan
  • nortriptyline
  • protriptyline
  • amitriptyline hydrochloride
  • Elavil
  • trimipramine
  • tricyclic antidepressant drug
  • Surmontil
  • impramine hydrochloride
  • Pamelor

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Example sentences of the word tricyclic


1. Adjective
Another class of drugs that block H1-receptors are the tricyclic antidepressants or TCAs, typically used to treat depression.

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