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  • n  an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain

  • Their advantage over the earlier generation of tricyclic antidepressants, we were taught, is not that they are so much more effective but that they are a lot more selective and .
  • Researchers followed women who became pregnant while receiving therapy -- either with Prozac, a relatively new and extremely popular drug, or tricyclic antidepressants, an older .
  • Researchers report that a combination of low-dose tricyclic antidepressants and stress-management training can significantly reduce the severity and frequency of chronic tension .

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