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Drug Name:  Amitriptyline [INN:BAN]    [show more names] [show structure]
Description:  Tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties. It appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines. 
Categories:   Adrenergic Agents    [show more categories]



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