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nor·trip·ty·line

 (nôr-trĭp′tə-lēn′)
n.
A tricyclic antidepressant drug, C19H21N, given in the form of its hydrochloride salt.

nortriptyline

(nɔːˈtrɪptɪˌliːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antidepressant drug, C19H21N, that works primarily by inhibiting reuptake of noradrenaline
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Noun1.nortriptyline - a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Pamelor) used along with psychotherapy to treat dysthymic depression; may interact dangerously if taken with other drugs
tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic antidepressant drug - 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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nortriptyline

n nortriptilina
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xx Aventyl, Budeprion SR, bupropion, Celexa, clomipramine, desipramine, Desyrel, Effexor, Effexor XR, Elavil, Emitrip, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine maleate, imipramine, Lexapro, Ludiomil, Luvox, maprotiline, mirtazapine, nefazodone, Norpramin, nortriptyline, Pamelor, paroxetine, Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva, Prozac, Prozac Weekly, Remeron, Serzone, Surmontil, Tofranil, Tofranil-PM, Trazodone, Vivactil, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, Zoloft Diabetes 250.
The tricyclics were first developed in the 1950s, and they include a lot of medications that are familiar to people who used anti-depressants during the 1970s and '80s such as Tofranil, Elavil, Aventyl, Pamelor, Sinequan, Vivactil, and Norpramin.