Year: 1989 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.146, no.3, (March 1989), p.401-402 SIEC No: 19900382

A 24-year old female presenting with suicidal ideation, disturbed sleep, & social withdrawal responded to treatment with desipramine (DES). The subject’s plasma DES level was 3 times normal maximum without obvious ill effects. Calls for futher research into high plasma levels of tricyclic antidepressants. 3 refs.