nontricyclic drug


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Related to nontricyclic drug: tricyclic antidepressant
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Noun1.nontricyclic drug - a class of antidepressant drugs that are not tricyclic drugs and do not act by inhibiting MAO
antidepressant, antidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
Desyrel, trazodone, trazodone hydrochloride - oral antidepressant (trade name Desyrel) that is a nontricyclic drug used as a sedative