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What is amoxapine?

Amoxapine belongs to a group of psychiatric medications known as tricyclic antidepressants and is used to treat depression. It does this by increasing the amount of specific chemicals in the brain that maintain a healthy mental state. It comes in tablet form and is taken at least once a day. After starting on amoxapine, it may take a couple weeks or months before the full effects are felt. Once you begin to feel healthy you should still continue to take the medication. It is only available as a generic medication.

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