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Noun1.protriptyline - tricyclic antidepressant used to treat clinical depression
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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The National Pregnancy Registry for Antidepressants (844-405-6185) is studying amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), bupropion (Forfivo XL and Wellbutrin), Citalopram (Celexa), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), desvenlafaxine (Prisiq), doxepin (Sinequan), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluvoxamine (Luvox), fluoxetine (Prozac), imipramine (Tofranil), isocarboxazid (Marplan), levomilnacipran (Fetzima), maprotiline (Ludiomil), mirtazapine (Remeron), nefazodone (Serzone), nortriptyline (Pamelor), paroxetine (Paxil), phenelzine (Nardill), protriptyline (Vivactil), selegiline (Emsam), sertraline (Zoloft), tranylcypromine (Parnate), trazodone (Desyrel), trimipramine (Surmontil), venlafaxine (Effexor), and vilazodone (Viibryd).
Treatment of OSA was compared in a randomized, crossover trial using either fluoxetine or protriptyline for 4 weeks.
Pharmacological agents such as trazodone, acetazolamide, medroxyprogesterone, protriptyline, clomipramine, and caffeine have been used [22, 23].
Protriptyline Antidepressant 50-170 ng/mL >500 ng/mL
Did not observe use of the following antidepressants: Amoxapine, Clomipramine, Imipramine, Maprotiline, Protriptyline, Trimipramine, Vilazodone, Vortioxetine, and Nefazodone.
Some of the most frequently prescribed tricyclics are amitriptyline (Elavil), desipramine (Norpramin), clomipramine (Anafranil), doxepin (Sinequan), imipramine, (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor, Aventyl), protriptyline (Vivactil) and trimipramine (Surmontil).
A large, Canadian case-control study published in 2002 raised concerns of heightened cancer risk among patients prescribed certain tricyclic antidepressants (amoxapine, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, and trimipramine) but not others (amitriptyline, maprotiline, nortriptyline, protriptyline) (Br.
The medications were classified as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (citalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, and sertraline); serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (venlafaxine); tricyclics (amitriptyline, amoxapine, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, maprotiline, nortriptyline, protriptyline, and trimipramine); newer and atypical agents (mirtazapine, nefazodone, and trazodone); and monoamine oxidase inhibitors (moclobemide, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine).
Routinely used TCAs include protriptyline, desipramine, and imipramine.
Patient Age [greater than Antidepressant or equal to]65 <65 Sertraline 25 50 Paroxetine 10 20 Citalopram * 20 20 Fluoxetine 10 20 Fluvoxamine * 100 100 Amitriptyline NR 50 Desipramine 25 100 Doxepin 30 75 Imipramine 30 75 Nortriptyline 30 75 Protriptyline 15 15 Trimipramine 50 75 Clomipramine 75 75 Trazodone 25 150 Buproprion 50 200 Phenelzine 45 45 Tranylcypromine 20 20 Maprotiline 25 75 Nefazodone 100 200 Venlafaxine 50 75 Mirtazapine 15 15 Amoxapine 50 100 * These antidepressants were not addressed in 1997 Department of Veterans Affairs depression guidelines; minimum daily dosage for these medications derived from expert consensus.
Correlation of clinical features of depressed outpatients with response to amitriptyline and protriptyline. Br.
One category includes tricyclic antidepressants, such as imipramine (Tofranil), desipramine (Norpramin), clomipramine (Anafranil) and protriptyline (Vivactil).