desipramine
noun Etymology: desmethyl (from des- + methyl) + imipramine Date: 1965 a tricyclic antidepressant C18H22N2

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  • desipramine — /deuh zip reuh meen , dez euh pram in/, n. Pharm. a tricyclic antidepressant, C18H22N2, used for symptomatic relief in a variety of depressive states. [shortening of desmethylimipramine, contracted from the chemical name] * * * …   Universalium

  • desipramine — noun A tricyclic, heterocyclic drug used to treat depression …   Wiktionary

  • desipramine — de·si·pra·mine .dez ə pram ən, də zip rə .mēn n a tricyclic antidepressant administered in the form of its hydrochloride C18H22N2·HCl esp. in the treatment of endogenous depressions (as a bipolar disorder) see NORPRAMIN, PERTOFRANE …   Medical dictionary

  • desipramine —    The N desmethyl metabolite os imipramine and is an active antidepressant agent …   Forensic science glossary

  • desipramine — n. tricyclic prescription medication used to treat depression …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desipramine — de·si·pra·mine …   English syllables

  • desipramine — noun a tricyclic antidepressant drug that activates the psychomotor system • Hypernyms: ↑tricyclic, ↑tricyclic antidepressant, ↑tricyclic antidepressant drug * * * də̇ˈziprəˌmēn noun ( s) Etymology: desme …   Useful english dictionary

  • desipramine hydrochloride — A dibenzazepine derivative; an antidepressant similar to imipramine hydrochloride. Selectively blocks reuptake of norepinephrine back into central aminergic neurons. * * * de·sip·ra·mine hy·dro·chlo·ride (də sipґrə mēn) [USP] a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Дезипрамин (Desipramine) — трициклический антидепрсссант, назначаемый внутрь или в инъекциях; характерные побочные эффекты: сухость во рту, затуманивание зрения, бессонница и шаткая походка. Торговое название: пертофран (Pertofran). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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