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Tricyclics are used to alter ......................... by primarily acting on levels of norepinephrine in the brain.

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Psychoactive drugs used in medicine, including the tricyclics, usually act on the brain's neurotransmitters like norepinephrine, serotonin, or doapmine, which substances can fail to work normally in diseased patients.

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