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Poisoning & OD | Part Five | Tricyclic Antidepressants

Tricyclic Antidepressants: common are amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), clomapramin (Anafranil), doxepin (Sinequan, Adepin), imipramine (Tofranil) and nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor). Block the reuptake of norepinephrine and seratonin in the brain. Some have anticholinergic and cardiac membrane actions. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke. V-Tac dysrythmias. Very dangerous in an overdose because it only takes a few pills. […]

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