Tricyclic antidepressants are used to treat depression, anxiety, migraines, obsessive-compulsive disorder, insomnia, bed wetting, itching, and eczema. They work by increasing the amount of norepinephrine and serotonin in the brain to elevate mood, slow down brain activity, and relieve itching.

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Tricyclic Antidepressants
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Tricyclic Antidepressants

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
amitriptyline
10
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AMITRIPTYLINE is used to treat depression.
Pamelor
(nortriptyline)
7
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NORTRIPTYLINE is used to treat depression.
Zonalon
(doxepin)
14
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DOXEPIN is used on the skin to treat itching caused by certain types of skin disorders.
Prudoxin
(doxepin)
14
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DOXEPIN is used on the skin to treat itching caused by certain types of skin disorders.
Tofranil
(imipramine hydrochloride)
10
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IMIPRAMINE is used to treat depression. This medicine can also help children who have a nighttime bed wetting problem.
Anafranil
(clomipramine)
277
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CLOMIPRAMINE is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Norpramin
(desipramine)
20
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DESIPRAMINE is used to treat depression.
Silenor
420
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DOXEPIN is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you sleep through the night.
Vivactil
(protriptyline)
80
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PROTRIPTYLINE is used to treat depression.
Tofranil-Pm
(imipramine pamoate)
188
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IMIPRAMINE is used to treat depression.
maprotiline
43
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MAPROTILINE is used to treat depression. This medicine also helps to relieve anxiety associated with depression.
amoxapine
22
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AMOXAPINE is used to treat depression.
Surmontil
(trimipramine)
302
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TRIMIPRAMINE is used to treat depression.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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