Sex-related differences in nortriptyline-induced side-effects among depressed patients.

@article{Pomara2001SexrelatedDI,
  title={Sex-related differences in nortriptyline-induced side-effects among depressed patients.},
  author={Nunzio Pomara and Bai Shao and Soo Jung Choi and Han Tun and Raymond F. Suckow},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={1035-48}
}
1. Men and women may differ in their pharmacokinetic responses to tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), in a number of autonomic indices, and in various adrenergic receptor mediated responses. Emerging evidence also suggests that women may have a lower rate of serotonin synthesis in brain and a greater sensitivity to the depressant effects of tryptophan… CONTINUE READING