Meet the “BIG FIVE”

List of TCAs

This is the full list of TCAs.

The TCAs include the following agents which are predominantly serotonin and/or norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors:

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Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/tricyclic-antidepressant#ixzz325jhptRX

 

BUT…only five of the commonly used TCA will be discussed. Thus the term “Big Five” is used.

The Big Five of the TCAs:

  1. Amitriptyline

  2. Desipramine

  3. Imipramine

  4. Nortriptyline

  5. Doxepin

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