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Introduction: Tricyclic

Description of Tricyclic

Tricyclic: 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.
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Tricyclic: class of antidepressants with 3 ring chemical structures; mechanism unknown, but believed to involve serotonin metabolism, transport, or receptor sensitivity.
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Hierarchical classifications of Tricyclic

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  • antidepressant,antidepressant drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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