TCA

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TCA

(organic chemistry)
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Schuster et al., "Risk assessment of severe tricyclic antidepressant overdose," Human and Experimental Toxicology, vol.
Acute chemical pancreatitis associated with a tricyclic antidepressant (clomipramine) overdose.
Tricyclic antidepressants act primarily on sodium (fast) channels but also on delayed rectifier potassium (IKr) channels.
Due to a small number of respondents in the caffeine and experimental medication groups, chi-square analysis was performed only with the CNS stimulant and tricyclic antidepressant medication groups.
Apparently depression ran in this man's family, and when he took an overdose of his tricyclic antidepressant, he also took the tricyclics of his mother and his sister.
Compared directly with tricyclic antidepressants, SSRIs were associated with significantly higher rates of all-cause death (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.32), stroke or transient ischemic attack (HR, 1.15), fractures (HR, 1.26), falls (HR, 1.27), hyponatremia (HR, 1.44), and epilepsy or seizures (HR, 1.80).
17, 2008 issue of Neurology, scientists gave 52 people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and depression either nortriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA); paroxetine CR, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI); or placebo.
We report a case of refractory hypotension that occurred after epidural injection of local anaesthetic, in a patient who was receiving tricyclic antidepressant therapy and was under general anaesthesia.
Clomipramine, known as a tricyclic antidepressant, has been use for more than 30 years.
A Cochrane review of antidepressants for neuropathic pain included 5 RCTs of tricyclic antidepressant use in patients with diabetic neuropathy.
Continuous dysesthesia types of pain are frequently treated initially with tricyclic antidepressant agents.
Those currently taking an antianxiety drug with effects extending over several days (including Valium), a tricyclic antidepressant (the most commonly used group of drugs to treat depression) or an antipsychotic were substantially more likely to have had a hip fracture.