This type of medication is used to help relieve the symptoms of major depression.
When these drugs are not used:
- Some of these medications are not given to older adults because the medications cause too many negative side effects.
- TCAs medications usually are not given to people with certain heart problems, such as irregular heartbeats and low blood pressure.
There exist the following: amitriptyline, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, nortriptyline, protriptyline, trimipramine.