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Amitriptyline (Elavil) Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

6/15/2014
03:41 | Author: Nick Jenkins

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Amitriptyline (Elavil) Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressants and is used is used to treat symptoms of depression. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

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Usual Adult Amitriptyline Dose for Depression:

Usual Adult Amitriptyline Dose for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:

Generic Name: amitriptyline (a mee TRIP ti leen) Brand Names: Vanatrip, Elavil, Endep.

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced.

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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to amitriptyline: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Less serious amitriptyline side effects may include:

pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;

Before taking amitriptyline, l your doctor if you have used an "SSRI" antidepressant in the past 5 weeks, such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), or sertraline (Zoloft).

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Amitriptyline oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures - WebMD

4/14/2014
01:42 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Amitriptyline oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures - WebMD

Find patient medical information for amitriptyline oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

This medication may not work right away. You may see some benefit within a week. However, it may take up to 4 weeks before you feel the full effect.

This medication is used to treat mental/mood problems such as depression. It may help improve mood and feelings of well-being, relieve anxiety and tension, help you sleep better, and increase your energy level. This medication belongs to a class of medications called tricyclic antidepressants. It works by affecting the balance of certain natural chemicals (neurotransmitters such as serotonin) in the brain.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals.

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Elavil (Amitriptyline) Drug Information Description, User Reviews

12/23/2014
09:37 | Author: Kayla Henderson

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Elavil (Amitriptyline) Drug Information Description, User Reviews

Learn about the prescription medication Elavil (Amitriptyline), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, reviews and patient labeling.

Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use of Amitriptyline hydrochloride tablets or any other antidepressant in a child, adolescent, or young adult must balance this risk with the clinical need. Short-term studies did not show an increase in the risk of suicidality with antidepressants compared to placebo in adults beyond age 24; there was a reduction in risk with antidepressants compared to placebo in adults aged 65 and older.

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Amitriptyline MedlinePlus Drug Information

10/22/2014
07:04 | Author: Lauren Ross

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Amitriptyline MedlinePlus Drug Information

A small number of children, teenagers, and young adults (up to 24 years of age) who took antidepressants ('mood elevators') such as amitriptyline during clinical.

It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies.

Amitriptyline comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken one to four times a day. Take amitriptyline at around the same time(s) every day.

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Amitriptyline (Elavil) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

8/21/2014
05:35 | Author: Kayla Henderson

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Amitriptyline (Elavil) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

Amitriptyline - Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. Amitriptyline affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced. - You should not use this.

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To make sure amitriptyline is safe for you, l your doctor if you have any of these conditions:

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Amitriptyline was the 2nd medication I tried for fibromyalgia. This med gave me my life back. I was started on a low dose and then increased. I could l a difference in a few days. It took a few months to feel more like myself. I would highly recommend you at least try this one.

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