Tricyclic Antidepressants: Types, Examples & Side Effects


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Tricyclic antidepressants are drugs that can be used to treat depression and _______.

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1. _______ is a type of tricyclic antidepressant that has been used to treat bed-wetting in children.

2. ______ is the brand name of the tricyclic antidepressant Clomipramine and is helpful in treating OCD.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Tricyclic antidepressants are versatile medications that you can ensure your knowledge of using this worksheet and interactive quiz. Topics addressed by quiz questions will include uses, doses, types and side effects of tricyclic antidepressants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions in this quiz will inquire about:

  • Uses of tricyclic antidepressants
  • Dosage of tricyclic antidepressants
  • Tricyclic antidepressants' side effects
  • Types of tricyclic antidepressant used to treat OCD
  • Bed wetting and tricyclic antidepressants

Skills Practiced

You will exemplify your ability in the following areas throughout these guides:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding usage and dosage of tricyclic antidepressants to answer quiz questions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tricyclic antidepressants
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about side effects of tricyclic antidepressants in a different light

Additional Learning

To continue learning about this medicine related subject, consult the associated lesson named Tricyclic Antidepressants: Types, Examples & Side Effects. Goals of this lesson include the following:

  • Define tricyclic antidepressants
  • Understand how they would be prescribed in real life situations
  • Identify different types of tricyclic antidepressants and their uses
  • Explain possible side effects of the medications