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Elavil

 [el´ah-vil]
trademark for preparations of amitriptyline hydrochloride, a tricyclic antidepressant.

Elavil

(ĕl′ə-vĭl)
A preparation of the drug amitriptyline hydrochloride; formerly a trademark.

Elavil

a trademark for a tricyclic antidepressant (amitriptyline hydrochloride).

Adepril

A tricyclic antidepressant that inhibits serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake, which is used for major depression and depression in the elderly, less commonly for chronic migraines and insomnia, and as an adjunct for patients with chronic pain.

Adverse effects
Dry mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, insomnia and weight gain; rarely also manic episodes, hypotension, psychosis and liver toxicity.

Elavil®

Amitriptyline, nortriptyline, see there.
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Like you, others have written that combining an antidepressant such as Elavil and a beta-blocker heart drug like Inderal may have helped.
John's wort has only been tested against low doses of the older tricyclic antidepressants like Elavil and Tofranil.
The list of pharmaceuticals administered by jail staff is not in dispute in Benson's case--a combination of Valium, Vistaril, Robaxin (a muscle relaxant), Elavil, Benadryl, Phenergan (a sedative), and Tylenol with codeine, dispensed four times daily.
A year later, the same researchers found that those patients taking Elavil "were behaviorally more demanding, made more suicidal threats, and were more often physically assaultive toward others .
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43) Another class of first-generation antidepressants, the tricyclics, such as Elavil, have a dual reuptake action on both norepinephrine and serotonin.
Tricyclic antidepressants such as Elavil or Tofranil are other medications your care provider may prescribe.
In addition, caffeine, alcohol, and certain antidepressants such as Elavil are reported to worsen the frequency and severity of RLS/PLM symptoms.
The study found that women who took tricyclic anti-depressants (like Elavil, Tofranil, and Norpramin, to mention a few) for at least two years, doubled their risk for breast cancer.
Another harmless color is green-blue, which can be caused by Elavil (an antidepressant) or Dyrenium (a diuretic).
The development and maintenance of odor-based double-alternation responding under conditions of Thorazine and Elavil injection.
He ingested fatal doses of two brands of the antidepressant mitriptyline, sold under the trade names Elavil and Zanax, Carrier said.