Meaning of amoxapine in English:

amoxapine

(also amoxepine)

Pronunciation /əˈmɒksəpiːn/

noun

Pharmacology
  • An antidepressant drug of the tricyclic class.

    Amoxapine is closely related in structure to the antipsychotic drug loxapine, and shares some of its properties and side effects.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From am- (in amino-) + ox- + -apine, alteration of -epine, suffix denoting a seven-membered ring containing nitrogen, after loxapine, the name of an antipsychotic drug of very similar structure.