AMOXAPINE

an antidepressant belonging to the secondary amine tricyclic antidepressants, which block the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine. Said drugs might additionally exhibit antipsychotic functions as a result of the intense dopamine receptor-blocking function of one of it's metabolites. It can lead to extrapkamidal impacts and tardive dyskinesia, however, it is not as highly correlated with anticholinergic impacts as other drugs of it's kind. American brand name: Asendin.

AMOXAPINE: "Julia's therapist prescribed her amoxapine in hopes of reducing the symptoms her depression caused."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMOXAPINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/amoxapine/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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