Mnemonic for Side Effects of Tricyclic Antidepressants

Remember the side effects of TCAs – Tricyclic antidepressants using the mnemonic TCA.

  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Cardiac (arrhythmia, MI, stroke)
  • Anticholinergic (tachycardia, urinary retention, etc)
  • Seizures

*TCA: Tricyclic antidipressents

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