noun Etymology: nor- + -tript- (perhaps from tricyclic + hepta-) + -yl + 2-ine Date: 1962 a tricyclic antidepressant C19H21N used in the form of its hydrochloride

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  • Nortriptyline — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3 (10,11 dihydro 5H dibenzo[a,d] cyclohepten 5 ylidene) N methyl 1 propanamine Clinical data Trade names …   Wikipedia

  • nortriptyline — /nawr trip teuh leen /, n. Pharm. a tricyclic antidepressant drug, C19H21N, used to treat depression. [1960 65; perh. NOR + TRI(CYCLIC) + (cyclohe)pt(ene) a chemical component + YL + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • nortriptyline — noun A tricyclic antidepressant used in the treatment of major depression, childhood bedwetting, and certain chronic illnesses …   Wiktionary

  • nortriptyline — nor·trip·ty·line nȯr trip tə .lēn n a tricyclic antidepressant administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H21N·HCl see AVENTYL * * * n. a tricyclic antidepressant drug that is used to relieve all types of depression. It is administered by… …   Medical dictionary

  • nortriptyline —    The mono N desmethyl metabolite of amitriptyline and is itself an active antidepressant agent …   Forensic science glossary

  • nortriptyline — nor·trip·ty·line …   English syllables

  • nortriptyline — n. a tricyclic antidepressant drug that is used to relieve depression and also to treat bedwetting in children. It is administered by mouth; side effects may include dry mouth and drowsiness. Trade names: Allegron …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • nortriptyline — noun a tricyclic antidepressant drug (trade name Pamelor) used along with psychotherapy to treat dysthymic depression; may interact dangerously if taken with other drugs • Syn: ↑Pamelor • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Pamelor) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nortriptyline hydrochloride — An antidepressant. * * * nor·trip·ty·line hy·dro·chlo·ride (nor tripґtə lēn) [USP] a tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzocycloheptadiene class, also used to treat panic disorder and to relieve chronic, severe pain; administered… …   Medical dictionary

  • Нортриптилин (Nortriptyline) — трицикличсский антидепрессант; применяется для лечения всех видов депрессии. Назначается внутрь; возможные побочные эффекты: сухость во рту и сонливость. Торговые названия: аллегрон (Allegron), авентил (Aventyl). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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