Amoxapine, a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat depression, is especially useful for treating psychotic depression. Researchers believe the antidepressant works by blocking dopamine receptors and allowing serotonin and norepinephrine to stay in the brain longer. The medication comes in tablet form and is generally taken one to three times a day. Potential side effects may include drowsiness, dry mouth, and blurred vision.
What Is Amoxapine?
Amoxapine (Asendin®) is a prescription medication that is used to treat depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression). It is especially useful for treating people with depression who also have anxiety or agitation and people with psychotic depression (depression with hallucinations, delusions, or other psychotic features).
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