- A tricyclic antidepressant/anti-psychotic drug; overdose can produce seizures.
* * *amox·a·pine ə-'mäk-sə-.pēn n a tricyclic antidepressant drug C17H16ClN3O
* * *n.a tricyclic antidepressant drug similar to imipramine. It is administered by mouth. Overdosage may cause acute kidney failure, convulsions, and coma. Trade name: Asendis.
* * *amox·a·pine (ə-mokґsə-pēn) [USP] a tricyclic antidepressant of the dibenzoxazepine class used for the treatment of symptoms of depression in neurotic and psychotic depressive disorders and endogenous and reactive depression; administered orally.
Medical dictionary. 2011.