Protriptyline

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protriptyline

(Science: chemical) tricyclic antidepressant similar in action and side effects to imipramine. It may produce excitation.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic uptake inhibitors, antidepressive agents, tricyclic.

Chemical name: 5H-Dibenzo(a,d)cycloheptene-5-propanamine, N-methyl-