nortriptyline


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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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