Groups of Antidepressants and How They Work

Tricyclics (TCAs) The tricyclic group of antidepressants – named for the three rings making up the chemical shape of the drug – act by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine back into the sending cell, so there are more NTs in the gap to combat depression. Commonly prescribed drugs from this group include imipramine, amitriptyline, clomipramine, Read more