Summary of Tricyclic antidepressants
Flashcards on Tricyclic antidepressants
The common suffixes for tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) are (2) .
Questions on Tricyclic antidepressants
A 45-year-old woman comes to the family medicine clinic because of fatigue, loss of concentration, anhedonia, depressed mood, and insomnia for the past six months. She is diagnosed with major depressive disorder and given fluoxetine. However, the medication has not improved her symptoms over the past three months. As an alternative, she is given nortriptyline, which greatly improves her symptoms. Which of the following structures is the most important site targeted by nortriptyline in the treatment of depression?