Year: 1993 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.87, no.371, suppl., (1993), p.57-59 SIEC No: 19930510

This review presents data that more than suggests that tricyclic antidepressants are prescribed for patients for whom TCA treatment is not indicated. Therefore, the physicians must learn to face up to the benefit risk elements with these drugs. It is concluded that more cautious prescribing of TCA outside hospital is desired. (14 refs., table)