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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

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1) Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs): These were among the first medications used to treat depression and include Amitryptilline (Elavil), Imipramine (Tofranil), Nortryptilline (Aventyl, Pamelor), Protryptilline (Vivactil) and Doxepin (Sinequan).
Other medications not FDA-approved for ADHD but that may be prescribed include the antidepressants nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl) and bupropion (Wellbutrin).
* Tricyclics, such as amitriptyline (Elavil), clomipramine (Anafranil), doxepin (Sinequan), imipra mine (Norfranil, Tofranil), nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor)
Level 3 also involved switch and augmentation arms using nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor) or mirtazapine (Remeron) for switch agents and lithium or thyroxine for augmentation.
Kroenke reported receiving research funding and/or honoraria from Eli Lilly (Aventyl, Prozac), Pfizer (Zoloft), Wyeth (Effexor), and Astra-Zeneca and Forest Laboratories (Celexa).
The antidepressants that were selected for the trial were venlafaxine (Effexor), fluoxetine, sertraline (Zoloft), citalopram (Celexa), bupropion, mirtazapine (Remeron), and nortriptyline (Aventyl).