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To: steve86; Aliska

Mirtazapine is called a tetracyclic antidepressant, much as Pamelor, aka nortriptyline HCl, is called a tricyclic antidepressant


8 posted on 05/09/2013 2:58:12 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: neverdem
Mirtazapine is called a tetracyclic antidepressant, much as Pamelor, aka nortriptyline HCl, is called a tricyclic antidepressant

I take nortriptyline, too, but one of its side effects combined with not eating enough fiber started the problems to the point I refused to take as much as they wanted me to.

The tricyclics seem to be the only ones I can tolerate now. Thanks for your knowledgeable response.

9 posted on 05/09/2013 3:15:53 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: neverdem

And Effexor and a few others are considered bicyclic antidepressants, otherwise known as Lance Armstrong antidepressants.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 3:38:29 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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