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This question is for a psychiatrist. is there any benefits for taking a tricyclic over an ssri. please expain, thanks?

This question is for a psychiatrist. is there any benefits for taking a tricyclic over an ssri. please expain, thanks?

Sometimes: Certain tricyclic antidepressants can help with insomnia because they are sedating. Some can help with pain management. In general - SSRI's tend to have a much better side effect profile. I seldomly use TCA's now - unless it is to help with sleep or pain. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Choline Magnesium Salicylate (Definition)

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What are the differences between tricyclic antidepressants and snris?

What are the differences between tricyclic antidepressants and snris?

Neurotransmitters: Tricyclic antidepressants are probably the most effective antidepressants we have. They affect a number of neurotransmitters and multiple circuits in the brain, alleviating depression, anxiety, migraines, and various pain syndromes. The down side to them is side effects and potential for stopping the heart in overdose. The serotonin-norepinephrine antidepressants are much safer. ...Read more

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What are some tricyclic antidepressants (tcas)?

Tricyclic Antidepres: Amitriptyline, Amoxapine, Clomipramine, Desipramine, Dosulepin, Doxepin, Imipramine, Lofepramine, Maprotiline, Nortriptyline & Trimipramine are tricyclic antidepressants. ...Read more

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How do tricyclic antidepressants compare to ssri's?

How do tricyclic antidepressants compare to ssri's?

Side effects: Both classes of medications are effective in the treatment of depression. However, the tricyclic antidepressants typically have more side effects and are lethal on overdose. ...Read more

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What is the best tricyclic?

What is the best tricyclic?

Tricyclics: Most of us quit using tricyclics a few years ago for depression due to their side effects. They were replaced by ssri agents such as Prozac (fluoxetine) etc.. Sometimes we use trazadone, sinequin or Elavil at bedtime to assist the ssri or help you sleep. There is a new interest in tricyclics for chronic pain patients. ...Read more

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I had a small amount of spotting. I am on tricyclic bc pills and have only had protected sex. What could the spotting be from?

I had a small amount of spotting. I am on tricyclic bc pills and have only had protected sex. What could the spotting be from?

Continue: You should continue taking it regularly. If you started taking this medication recently then your body needs time to adjust to it, spotting can be a side effect when you first start taking this kind of medication. ...Read more

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How much tricyclic antidepressant would be considered too little?

How much tricyclic antidepressant would be considered too little?

Varies: Many of the tricyclic antidepressants have established blood levels that are associated with the best outcome. Rather than rely on a specific oral dose, i would have your physician order blood tests to determine the amount of the medication in your system and then adjust the oral dose according. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tricyclic antidepressant?

Older depression med: This medication which includes many variants is named for the three rings that make up its chemical structure. Currently it has been mostly replaced by ssri drugs which have less side effects, it is still used to treat a variety of mood related disturbances. ...Read more

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Why are some tricyclic anti-depressants are good for anxiety disorders?

Why are some tricyclic anti-depressants are good for anxiety disorders?

We don't know: Nearly all antidepressants turn out also to be good for treating anxiety too. We still do not understand exactly how they produce their effects on either depression or anxiety. Tricyclic antidepressants were among the first to be used widely; they are less commonly used now because they have more side effects than new antidepressants but can stil be very useful. ...Read more

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Why are tricyclic antidepressants considered unsafe?

They are not unsafe.: Tricyclic antidepressants are still used. However, they typically have a lot of uncomfortable side effects and because of this other antidepressants are preferred. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Trilisate (Definition)

Trilisate is a non-tricyclic which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more