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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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Amoxapine (Overview)

Amoxapine is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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What are the affects of amoxapine?

What are the affects of amoxapine?

Amoxapine: An old antidepressant with some neuroleptic effects, can cause involuntary movements depending on dose and length of time prescribed. ...Read more

Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
12 doctors shared insights

Amoxapine (Overview)

Amoxapine is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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Is it safe to stop taking amoxapine?

Is it safe to stop taking amoxapine?

Disontinuation : Serious discontinuation symptoms, such as dyskinesia, autonomic instability, even delirium have been reported with abrupt cessation of teca's and other antidepressants. Unless there is a life-threatening reason, such as cardiac arrhythmia, to stop this medication abruptly, it should be tapered slowly under the care of a physician. ...Read more

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What are the effects of amoxapine?

What are the effects of amoxapine?

TeCA's: Amoxapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant that enhances the function of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It is not the first choice for patients with certain cardiac illnesses or the elderly. A list of common side effects can be found at http://www.Pointofreturn.Com/amoxapine_withdrawal.Html. ...Read more

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What are the affects of amoxapine?

Amoxapine: An old antidepressant with some neuroleptic effects, can cause involuntary movements depending on dose and length of time prescribed. ...Read more

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What are the effects of amoxapine?

TeCA's: Amoxapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant that enhances the function of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It is not the first choice for patients with certain cardiac illnesses or the elderly. A list of common side effects can be found at http://www.Pointofreturn.Com/amoxapine_withdrawal.Html. ...Read more

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What I should know about amoxapine?

What I should know about amoxapine?

TeCA's: Amoxapine is a tetracyclic antidepressant that enhances the function of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It is not the first choice for patients with certain cardiac illnesses or the elderly. A list of common side effects can be found at http://www.Pointofreturn.Com/amoxapine_withdrawal.Html. ...Read more

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What is asendin (amoxapine) prescribed for?

What is asendin (amoxapine) prescribed for?

Tricyclic antidepres: Amoxapine is a tricyclic antidepressant from the old generation of meds, it is used to treat depression and anxiety ...Read more

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What I should know about asendin (amoxapine)?

What I should know about asendin (amoxapine)?

Amoxapine: An old antidepressant with some neuroleptic effects, can cause involuntary movements depending on dose and length of time prescribed. ...Read more

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Important information I should know about amoxapine?

Important information I should know about amoxapine?

Amoxapine: An old antidepressant with some neuroleptic effects, can cause involuntary movements depending on dose and length of time prescribed. ...Read more

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Please tell me what I should know about asendin (amoxapine)?

Please tell me what I should know about asendin (amoxapine)?

Asendin (amoxapine): Mechanism of action in the management of depressive disorders is unknown but may involve inhibition of reuptake of norepinephrine and to a lesser extent serotonin by Amoxapine and its active metabolites, 8-hydroxyamoxapine and 7-hydroxyamoxapine.Amoxapine is a derivative of the antipsychotic agent Loxapine and has dopamine-receptor blocking properties; may possess some antipsychotic activity. Specific side effects are dry mouth blurred vision lightheadedness dizziness and constipation as well as a longer-term risk of developing tardiva dyskinesia. As with all antidepressants there is a risk of increased suicidal thinking as the dose is started. It is an older antidepressant that is not currently use very often but certainly can be very effective if nothing else has been effective for you.Best wishes.Source: www.Drugs.Com. Search term asendin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop taking amoxapine?

Disontinuation : Serious discontinuation symptoms, such as dyskinesia, autonomic instability, even delirium have been reported with abrupt cessation of teca's and other antidepressants. Unless there is a life-threatening reason, such as cardiac arrhythmia, to stop this medication abruptly, it should be tapered slowly under the care of a physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amoxapine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Amoxapine allergy?

Adverse reaction: Technically, allergy refers to reactions involving skin effects, itching, or, more urgently, breathing and rapid heart (emergency!). They are uncommon with amoxapine. But "allergy" is often used loosely to refer to other adverse effects, some serious, some not. Including unusual ones, the list is long. If you are concerned, speak further with your doctor. An individualized answer for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop taking an anti-depressant like amoxapine?

Is it safe to stop taking an anti-depressant like amoxapine?

In most cases, no: It is not advisable to stop any antidepressant without professional opinion. In addition to the worsening of the condition for which the antidepressant was prescribed, withdrawal side effects can occur and may be serious. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop taking an anti-depressant amoxapine suddenly?

Is it safe to stop taking an anti-depressant amoxapine suddenly?

Amoxapine: Like most medicines, withdrawal from sudden discontinuation is likely, so work with your doctor on gradual tapering schedule. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Asendin (Definition)

Asendin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more