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amoxapine/amox·a·pine/ (ah-mok´sah-pēn) a tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzoxazepine class.
a tricyclic antidepressant (secondary amine subclass).
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of mental depression.
contraindications It is used with caution in conditions in which anticholinergics are contraindicated, in seizure disorders, and in cardiovascular disorders. Concomitant administration of monoamine oxidase inhibitors, recent myocardial infarction, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are sedation and anticholinergic side effects. A variety of GI, cardiovascular, and neurological reactions may also occur. It is involved in many drug interactions.
amoxapineA tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzoxazepine class.
Tardive dyskinesia, sedation, postural hypotension, cholinergic effects (e.g., dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, urinary retention, weight gain), neuroleptic malignant syndrome, cardiovascular effects (EKG, slow AV conduction); withdrawal symptoms accompany abrupt withdrawal.
> 500 ng/mL.
30 hours as metabolite (8-hydroxyamoxipine).
amoxapineNeuropharmacology A tricyclic antidepressant Adverse effects Tardive dyskinesia, sedation, postural hypotension, cholinergic effects—eg dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, urinary retention, weight gain, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, cardiovascular effects—EKG, slow AV conduction; withdrawal symptoms accompany abrupt withdrawal
amoxapineA tricyclic antidepressant drug similar to IMIPRAMINE. Overdosage may cause acute kidney failure, convulsions and coma. A brand name is Asendis.
a tricyclic antidepressant, similar to amitriptyline, used in the treatment of psychogenic dermatoses in dogs and cats.