Tiredness and fatigue

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Introduction Tiredness is a very common presenting complaint to general practice, with a wide range of differentials. It is not a diagnosis, rather it is a symptom. It is commonly…

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Tricyclic Antidepressants

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Introduction Tricyclic Antidepressants¬†e.g. Amitriptyline, imipramine, lofepramine There are also related compounds, that are not technically tricyclics, but that we will consider as the same here: amoxapine, maprotiline Mechanism They inhibit…

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Tricyclic Overdose

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Introduction Tricyclic Medications (sometimes called tricyclic antidepressants, or TCAs) for example;¬† amitriptyline, dosulepin, are commonly taken in overdose. They are probably one of the more dangerous medications to use in…

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