Were you looking for information about Tricyclic Antidepressants? Trycyclic antidepressants is a common misspelling of tricyclic antidepressants.
Although tricyclic antidepressants are approved to treat several conditions, they are most often prescribed to treat the symptoms of depression. Other conditions these medications can treat include anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and bedwetting. Although it is not exactly clear how tricyclic antidepressants work, it is thought that they allow certain chemicals to remain in the brain for a longer period of time. Some of the common side effects of tricyclic antidepressants include headaches, dizziness, and drowsiness.
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