Effects of amitriptyline and fluoxetine upon the in vitro proliferation of tumor cell lines.


Previous publications have suggested that commonly prescribed antidepressants have the potential to stimulate the proliferation of extant tumors in human and rodent in vivo and in vitro models. The direct effects of amitriptyline and fluoxetine were evaluated in assays that detect different aspects of proliferative responses at pharmacologically relevant… (More)