Definitions for "Tricyclic antidepressant"
older antidepressants which inhibit reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine. In addition, they interfere with the metabolism of other compounds in the central nervous system, the amines.
A class of antidepressant medications whose basic chemical structure consists of three rings hooked together.
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