desipramine HCl

desipramine HCl

(dəsip´rəmēn),
n brand names: Norpramin, Petrofrane;
drug class: antidepressant, tricyclic;
action: inhibits both norepinephrine and serotonin (5-HT) uptake in the brain;
use: depression.
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For the elderly, again, I start with half the standard dose; I also try to use those tricyclics less apt to cause confusion, agitation or cardiac arrhythmias, such as desipramine HCl or trazodone HCl (Desyrel).