Friday, May 10, 2013 at 1:15PM
Drew Wolfe

Tricyclic Compound

"Tricyclics are chemical compounds that contain three interconnected rings  of atoms."

"Many compounds have a tricyclic structure, but in pharmacology, the term has traditionally been reserved to describe heterocyclic drugs. Among these are antidepressantsantipsychotics, and antihistamines (as antiallergens, anti-motion sickness drugs, antipruritics, and hypnotics/sedatives) of the dibenzazepinedibenzocycloheptenedibenzothiazepinedibenzothiepinphenothiazine, and thioxanthene chemical classes, and others."

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