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Amitriptyline

"Amitriptyline" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties. It appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amitriptyline" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Amitriptyline" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 60 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2004
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